News - 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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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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Meeting with Roma Representatives in Switzerland

On 28 November 2017, within the framework of the IHRA Plenary meeting in Bern, the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma hosted a discussion with eight organizations representing Roma in...

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2 August Commemoration

The Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, Martina Maschke, and Committee members Gerhard Baumgartner and Dušan Slačka, attend the 2 August commemorations at the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

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Identity needs remembrance – dialogue platform on the Roma genocide

2 June, 2017, Vienna - In the context of the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and the Austrian Federal Chancellery organized a dialogue...

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Teaching Resource available in Kelderash

A Kelderash version of the IHRA co-funded website www.romasintigenocide.eu is now online. Kelderash is a language spoken by the Kelderash Romani, mainly in Romania. The online resource constitutes...

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