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In pictures: Newham marks Holocaust Memorial Day

12:56 27 January 2014

Sir Robin Wales and children keep a minute-silence at the Holocaust Memorial Day service at Newham Town Hall.

Sir Robin Wales and children keep a minute-silence at the Holocaust Memorial Day service at Newham Town Hall.

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Pictures by Isabel Infantes

Today, 27 January is the day to remember the victims who lost their lives in the Holocaust during the Nazi Persecution.

The people of Newham and Mayor Sir Robin Wales were joined, among others, by children from Cumberland School, Plaistow, and St Luke’s School, Canning Town, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

The crowd was entertained by the performance of Every Child a Musician choir and orquestra.

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