Genocide of the Roma

Ceremony in Greece for the commemoration of Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

On 2 August, 2018, Roma Genocide Remembrance Day was honored for the first time in Greece following an initiative of the Pan-Hellenic Confederation of Greek Roma Ellan Passe. The ceremony took place...

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Roma Genocide Remembrance Day

On 2 August, 2018, the Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, Martina Maschke, and Committee member, Gerhard Baumgartner, attended the commemoration at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State...

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Digital Exhibition about Genocide of Sinti and the Roma accompanied by Stories about Hungary, Croatia and Romania

On 2 August, 2018, the IHRA-funded digital exhibition https://romasinti.eu/ about the genocide of the Sinti and the Roma during the Second World War will release new stories from Hungary, Croatia and...

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Teaching Resource on Genocide of Roma available in eleven languages

The IHRA co-funded website www.romasintigenocide.eu is now available online in eleven languages, including Romani and Kelderash (a language spoken by the Kelderash Romani, mainly in Romania). The...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on Comments of Italian Minister of Interior, Matteo Salvini

"As Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), I was deeply troubled by the comments made by Matteo Salvini, Italian Minister of Interior, on 18 June 2018 in which he suggested...

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A Place of Remembrance at Lety u Pisku

On 25 April, 2018, Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Lety u Pisku to commend the Czech Government on the removal of a pig farm from the site of the...

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The Tragedy of Roma People and the Memory of It in Ukraine, Moldova, Poland and Germany

The project aims to conduct research on Porajmos history, including the conditions that contributed to its organization and implementation. It resulted in a mobile exhibition (travelling to Poland,...

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Research on Roma Deportations and Mass Killings During the World War II in Eastern Europe

Yahad-In Unum's researchers are dedicated to uncovering the genocide of the Roma people in the former territories of the USSR and Romania (Romania, Moldova, and Transnistria). This project aimed to...

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International Conference on Teaching Material on the Roma Genocide

This project sought to introduce teaching materials on the Roma genocide in IHRA member countries as well as in other countries. Seminars were targeting educational multipliers in order to discuss...

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The Porajmos/Samudaripen and the Roma identity, a radio and audiovisual new media series

This media series builds upon an earlier project in 2014, when the IHRA funded the development of a concept for a broadcasting program on the Genocide of the Roma that focuses on raising awareness of...

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