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    27/01: International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018

    January 27, 2018

January 27, 2018

27/01: International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018



“The Holocaust, which established the standard for absolute evil, is the universal heritage of all civilized people.”

– Our Living Legacy, The Survivors’ Declaration

Since 2005, 27th of January is designated to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Every year on that day, the UN holds ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Red Army (27/01/1945).

To honour the memory of the 6 million Jewish victims and 11 million of other victims of Nazis, Sweek decided to launch a writing project “Never Again!”. Sweek writers have written many touching stories in the past few weeks to raise awareness of this cruel genocide. We Remember. 

Write your own story and tag it with #neveragain to contribute to this initiative. The best ones might be featured.

Check the “Never Again!” Holocaust collection on Sweek with stories, poems and plays written by Sweek writers and our brand ambassadors.

  1. Abi” by Harshita Nagar
  2.  “Brave Few” by Shakhzoda Vareberg
  3.  “An Encounter with a Holocaust Survivor” by Ruchi
  4.  “27th JAN, 2018by Amante De La MusicaBrave
  5.  “The Holocaust: Looking Aheadby Jay Smith Brand
  6.  Destination Death by Srivalli Rekha
  7.  “In Remembrance by Chivalry
  8.  “The Mass Murder” – by Srirvalli Rekha
  9.  “Last Thoughtsby Manisha Sahoo
  10.  “The NIght of Shattered Mythby Swatilekha Roy
  11. Dororthy is a Jewish Nameby Swatilekha Roy
  12. Blue is my favourite colourby AlanahAndrews
  13. For Ofiraby RashmiAgrawal

You can also check this short video about the project made by its initiator and one of our Sweek Keeper: WATCH.

**The next project run by one of our Sweek Keepers will be regarding International Mother Language Day on 21/02. 

Stay tuned!

  • Alpha, February 1, 2018 Reply

    Lovely books. That's a great initiative

  • Rashmi, February 2, 2018 Reply

    Kudos to the participating writers, Chinthaka for the perfect leader in this project and Sweek for giving us the right opportunity and promoting us. Thank you so much.

  • Srivalli Rekha, February 6, 2018 Reply

    Thank you Sweek for promoting our works and thank you Chinthaka for organizing and heading this project.

  • Shahzoda, February 6, 2018 Reply

    It was a powerful initiative indeed, not only for the readers, but also for the writers.

    • Chinthaka Nanayakkara, June 22, 2018 Reply

      Thanks Shahzoda. You are one of the best we have in Sweek! May all the world come to know about your talents someday!

  • Chivalry, February 7, 2018 Reply

    It was an honor to be a part of this project, to memorialize those who were lost. I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to work alongside so many brilliant and talented writers to bring to light such a sensitive- but important- topic. And to all the Sweekers that suported us- and the wonderful Sweek Team themselves- thank you!

    • Chinthaka Nanayakkara, June 22, 2018 Reply

      Hi Chivalry. Thanks for the wonderful comment. You are soon going to be in my first e-book published in the Sweek Self Publishing platform! May you be always with us!

  • Ganga Agnihotri, February 9, 2018 Reply

    It was a wonderful project. Thank You Chinthaka & Sweek.

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