It’s not every day that Charles III posts a personal letter to Instagram, but today is no ordinary day.
January 27th is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day around the world to remember the victims of the Holocaust. On this day, His Majesty the King shared a rare message, saying, “I would like to extend my heartfelt welcome to the 2023 National Memorial of Holocaust Remembrance Day. It’s a truly momentous occasion for Britain to come together to honor and resolve to work to ensure that the horrors of the past never happen again.”
The King then emphasized the theme of the 2023 anniversary, ‘ordinary people’. “[This theme] It is a reminder that the perpetrators, bystanders, rescuers and witnesses of the Holocaust and its victims were ordinary people,” the monarch wrote. , each with a role to play and a responsibility to use their talents for good rather than destroying the world and humanity. I was deeply touched by the extraordinary people I met and faced unimaginable horrors.”
To mark this day, the King and Queen Camilla invite Holocaust survivor Dr. Martin Stern and Darfur massacre survivor Amouna Adam to Buckingham Palace to pay tribute to the victims of the massacre. I lit a candle for
Prince Charles said: “As nations come together to celebrate Holocaust Remembrance Day 2023, we must renew our resolve to work for a world free of identity-based persecution and violence.” Always looking for new victims to demonize, condemn, and ultimately destroy, it must never succeed. There are no drugs, which is why we are so proud to see Britain’s rich diversity in the different groups that take part in Holocaust Remembrance Day.”
The King concluded his message by calling on all of us to uphold the “vital principles of freedom of conscience, generosity of spirit and concern for others which best protect hope”.
Well said always, King Charles.
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