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Isle of Man holds Holocaust memorial service

A service to remember victims of the Holocaust will be held in the Isle of Man later this month.

The National Holocaust Memorial Service will be held at the Methodist Church in Castletown on 23 January, from 1500 GMT.

The service is organised by the Office of the Council of Ministers and supported by local schools and churches.

Lord Bishop, the Right Reverend Robert Paterson will give an address.

There will also be readings from the Lieutenant Governor Vice Admiral Sir Paul Haddacks KCB, and Chief Minister Tony Brown will also give readings.

The service will also remember more recent genocides in Europe and Africa.

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