Today is , . Yom Hashoah honors the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust. In honoring those who were lost and those who suffered, people around the world are coming together to remind the world of the atrocities committed and to call on the international community to make its promise of “never again” a reality.
Yesterday, a ceremony was held at . You can watch it here. On Thursday, April 23 at 11:00 am EDT, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum will hold its remembrance ceremony, featuring President Obama and . It will be webcast live from the US Capitol Rotunda. You can also search for a Genocide Prevention Month event near you.
As you know, survivors from Cambodia, Darfur, Bosnia, , the Holocaust, and Armenia have come together to observe Genocide Prevention Month and to call for immediate action to stop the ongoing genocide in Darfur. We hope you will stand in solidarity with survivors by taking part.