HKHTC Executive Director Simon K. Li was interviewed by the New York Times, which reported on a singer in Thailand who wore a swastika during a recent performance. In the article, Simon noted that Holocaust and genocide education in Asia is “very limited.” With the New York Times having over 3 million digital and print subscribers, the article provided major international exposure to HKHTC’s work and message. The New York Times article can be read here.
HKHTC’s important work recently received extensive coverage in the local and international press. Eva Koralnik was interviewed by multiple media outlets, including Radio Television Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post, the Chinese-language Oriental Daily, the Jewish Times Asia and news outlets in Macau. These publications have a combined circulation of over 2 million readers, enabling a significant portion of the community in Hong Kong and Macau to become aware of Eva’s account of the results of hatred and discrimination.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Varsity Magazine, which is widely read on university campuses and local schools, has just published a special feature on HKHTC Director of Education Simon Li’s lessons from the past and our educational work in the ‘People’ section of its March edition. The online version of the feature story can be accessed here.
Chinese-language press HK01 recently covers HKHTC’s educational work on the Nanjing atrocities in Hong Kong. HKHTC Director of Education Simon K. Li and Oxford University’s China scholar Rana Mitter, who gave a keynote presentation “Remembering Nanjing: 80 Years Later” during a commemorative event co-organized by the HKHTC in December 2017, were interviewed in the feature article. An excerpt of the article can be accessed here.
HKHTC Director of Education and Yad Vashem’s Visiting Educator Simon Li’s interviews with Chinese survivors of the WWII received a full-page coverage in the South China Morning Post. The feature article can be read here.
The March issue of the HKEJ Monthly, which is widely read among local intellectuals, has published a feature article on Holocaust survivor Werner Reich, covering his life story and his views on neo-Nazism and anti-immigration sentiments, along with a story on our recent Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration and local school tour. Please click here to read the full story.
The 2018 UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed at HKHTC on January 25, received a full-page coverage on the Jewish Times Asia. The
theme for this year was “Holocaust Remembrance: Resistance and Resilience.”
In an interview with Radio 3 of the public broadcaster RTHK, Holocaust Survivor Werner Reich shared his experience in the Auschwitz
concentration camp, encouraging listeners to never be bystanders. The interview can be accessed here.
The Headline Daily, the most-circulated local newspaper in Hong Kong, has published an article on Holocaust survivor Werner Reich’s suffering in the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp and our United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony 2018. Please click here to read the story.