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Kwibuka20 – Remembering Genocide

Lord McConnell

I attended a moving and powerful Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday. This annual event provides a focal point around the world to remember the horrors of Auschwitz, Kristallnacht and the March of Death. Holocaust Memorial Day events also recall the genocides since: Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. Survivors spoke of their losses, and of their…

Northern Ireland

Lord Hylton

I have visited this place regularly since 1978.  Last week I was invited to come over again by a friend, older than me.  The background was one or protests and of violent riots.  Sixty-four or more police officers have been injured, many arrests have been made, while buses and cars burned and traffic was disrupted,…