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United Kingdom

The Holocaust Centre provides a range of facilities for people of all backgrounds to explore the history and implications of the Holocaust including the Memorial Museum, The Journey, and Memorial Gardens.  There are also seminar and research facilities for students, teachers, scholars, professionals and many others.

 

The Holocaust Centre

Address: The Holocaust Centre
Laxton
Newark
Notts NG22 0PA
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1623 836627
Fax: +44 (0) 1623 836647
Email: office@remove-this.bethshalom.com

Website: http://Holocaustcentre.net/

 

The Holocaust Educational Trust aims to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today. The Trust works in schools, universities and in the community to raise awareness and understanding of the Holocaust, providing teacher training, an outreach program for schools, teaching aids and resource material.

Holocaust Educational Trust

Address: Holocaust Educational Trust
BCM Box 7892
LondonWC1N 3XX
United Kingdom
Tel: 020 7222 6822
Fax: 020 7233 0161

Website:  www.het.org.uk http://www.thinkequal.com/

The Imperial War Museum offers a permanent Holocaust exhibition.  The Museum also publishes materials and organizes a Fellowship in Holocaust Education which aims to create a national network of highly trained and motivated teachers who will initiate high-profile educational projects.

Imperial War Museum

Address: Imperial War Museum
London
 (Headquarters)
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ

United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7416 5320
Fax: +44 (0)20 7416 5374
Email: mail@remove-this.iwm.org.uk

Website: www.iwm.org.uk

 

The Council of Christians and Jews works to create constructive dialogue between Jews and Christians on a wide variety of topics. It aims to combat Anti-Semitism and intolerance, working with a variety of Christian, Jewish and secular community groups.

The Council of Christians and Jews

Address: The Council of Christians and Jews
Godliman House
21 Godliman Street
London
EC4V 5BD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)207 015 5160
Fax: 0207 015 5161
Email: cjrelations@remove-this.ccj.org.uk

Website: www.ccj.org.uk

 

The Holocaust Education Development Programme (HEDP) is part of the Institute of Education, University of London. Its overarching aim is to transform teaching and learning about the Holocaust by leading research on Holocaust Education and delivering free professional development across England.

The Holocaust Education Development Programme

Address: HEDP Administrator
Faculty of Culture and Pedagogy
Institute
of Education
University
of London
20 Bedford Way
London
, WC1H 0AL
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7612 6437
Fax: +44 (0)20 7612 6741

Email: hedp@remove-this.ioe.ac.uk
Website: www.hedp.org.uk

 

The Open Society Justice Initiative uses law to protect and empower people around the world. Through litigation, advocacy, research, and technical assistance, the Justice Initiative promotes human rights and builds legal capacity for open societies. We foster accountability for international crimes, combat racial discrimination and statelessness, support criminal justice reform, address abuses related to national security and counterterrorism, expand freedom of information and expression, and stem corruption linked to the exploitation of natural resources. Our staff are based in Abuja, Amsterdam, Bishkek, Brussels, Budapest, Freetown, The Hague, London, Mexico City, New York, Paris, Phnom Penh, Santo Domingo and Washington, D.C.

Open Society Justice Initiative

Cambridge House, 5th Floor
100 Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith
W6 0LE London, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 207 031 0233
Fax: +44 207 031 0201

Website
: http://www.soros.org/initiatives/justice

 

 

 

The Right to Education Project aims to promote social mobilisation and legal accountability, looking to focus on the legal challenges to the right to education.

The cornerstone of the Project is the wide-reaching website on education rights, a partial continuation of the groundbreaking website (under the same address) of the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Katarina Tomaševski.

To ensure continued relevance and engagement with activists and the academic community the Project also undertakes comparative research to advance an understanding of the right to education.

Housed by ActionAid International, and in partnership with the Global Campaign for Education and Amnesty International, the Right to Education Project is supported by the Open Society Institute and others.

 

Right to Education Project

c/o ActionAid International
33-39 Bowling Green Lane
EC1R 0BJ London, United Kingdom
Tel:
+44 (0)20 3122 0561
Email:
info@remove-this.right-to-education.org


Website 
: http://www.right-to-education.org/

 

 

 

At a minimum, human rights are a safety net for all of us – at home, at school, at work, in the places in which we have friendships and networks and in society as a whole. They can help guard against excessive state power or in some cases against individuals exercising inappropriate control over our lives and failing to treat us respectfully, be mindful of our dignity, or give us a ‘fair deal’. But they are also a set of guiding principles which can help us go beyond the minimum standards of decency and create a fairer, more tolerant society in which everyone has an equal chance to flourish as human beings, and play a full part in making decisions about and contributing towards their community.

The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR)

56 - 64 Leonard Street
EC2A 4LT London, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 020 7549 0550

Email: info@remove-this.bihr.org.uk


Website 
: http://www.bihr.org.uk/

 

 

 

The Human Rights Act[1]:

Your Human Rights in the UK are upheld by the Human Rights Act. This piece of legislation means that nobody can abuse your rights, and if they do, they can be taken to court. There are many institutions in the UK which fight to ensure that this legislation is respected.

It is important to know what you can do if you feel that your rights have been denied.

 

The United Kingdom government has set up a national human rights body to deal more widely with human rights issues of its citizens. The Equality and Human Rights commission promotes equality and human rights to create a fairer Britain. They provide advice and guidance, help implementing an effective legislative framework and raise awareness of your rights.   

 

Equality and Human Rights Commission

3 More London
Riverside Tooley Street
London
, SE1 2RG

Tel: +44 020 3117 0235 (non helpline calls only)
Email: info@remove-this.equalityhumanrights.com

Website: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/

 

 

Childline:

Childline is a counselling service for young people. If you have a problem – big or small – or something is troubling you, you can contact Childline for free. The service is confidential, unless the counsellors believe you or others may be in danger. 

 

Childline

 

Tel: +44 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk

 

Victim Support:

Victim Support is the independent national charity which helps people deal with crime. Their trained volunteers offer confidential advisors, information on police and court procedures, information about compensation and insurance, links to other sources of help.

 

Victim Support has offices across England and Wales, including a National Centre in London. There are also people working in every Crown Court and magistrates’ court.

 

Victim Support

 

 

Tel: +44 0845 30 30 900

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

 

 

NICEM for ethnic minorities:

This organisation provides support to victims of racial hatred and discrimination, providing practical advice and support.

 

NICEM

Tel: +44 (0)28 90 238 645
Website: http://www.nicem.org.uk/

 

Amnesty International UK

Amnesty International UK is a campaigning organization. The main purpose is to protect people wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied. At present priority campaigns are Stop Violence Against Women and Poverty and Human Rights.

Amnesty International UK

Website: http://www.amnesty.org.uk/

 

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