One-in-four Britons have witnessed at least one hate crime or incident based on race or ethnicity in the past year, according to research released by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to mark HMD. More than a fifth have seen an incident based on religion or beliefs.
Gripping the handkerchief her mother had given her when she left Prague, aged 14, one of the 669 children saved from the Nazis by Sir Nicholas Winton spoke publicly for the first time about her wartime experiences.
Holocaust Memorial Day will be marked with thousands of communal ceremonies and events across Britain on Wednesday.
In city centres from Belfast and Cardiff to Portsmouth, the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) will screen artworks for its Flames for Humanity's Heroes project, which honours those who stood up for their beliefs.