Press Release

Dr Hywel Francis MP commits to safeguard the legacy of Holocaust Survivors

15th January 2010

Dr Hywel Francis MP will pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January that marks the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and extermination camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau. He will sign a Book of Commitment in the House of Commons to honour those who perished in the Holocaust.

Dr Hywel Francis MP said

‘I pay tribute to those remarkable individuals who survived the appalling events of the Holocaust and have since dedicated their lives to educating younger generations about the dangers of allowing persecution and intolerance to take hold in society.’

Dr Francis added

‘We have a duty to Holocaust Survivors as extraordinary people and to pass on the lessons of the Holocaust to future generations. Holocaust Memorial Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on the legacy of Holocaust Survivors, to commemorate the millions who died under Hitler’s regime and to commit to a future free from racism and discrimination.’



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