“We remember the six million lives taken from us too soon,” she wrote.Nonoo previously served as the ambassador of Bahrain to the United States and nonresident ambassador to Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.“We must be vigilant combating all forms of hate and antisemitism by promoting education and tolerance. Bahrain is committed to this,” she noted. Bahrain has a partnership through its King Hamad Global Center for Peaceful Coexistence and the office of the US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism.“We have been so moved over the years to hear countless stories from survivors of the Holocaust,” Nonoo wrote. “They have shared their stories with us, and, in turn, we must commit to doing our part to make sure this never happens again.”The tweets are part of a larger regional outpouring of commemoration on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Turkey has also commemorated the Shoah, and voices from the Gulf to Israel are taking part in new online and virtual sessions to show how important Holocaust memory is to the region.
We remember the 6M Jewish lives taken from us too soon. We must be vigilant in combating all forms of hate & #antisemitism by promoting education & tolerance. #Bahrain is committed to this through a recent partnership btwn @GlobalHamad & @USEAntiSemitism #HolocaustRemembranceDay pic.twitter.com/4SQjfp8sWW— Houda Nonoo (@hnonoo75) January 27, 2021