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Profile: Emrah Gürsel (KIgA)

Emrah Gürsel leans forward in his chair as he is asked to describe the work of the Kreuzberg Initiativ gegen Antisemitismus (KIgA) that he is so deeply involved in. His passion for KIgA’s cause is...

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Five resources for teaching and learning about the Roma Genocide

Emerging scholarship is building a more complete understanding of the persecution and genocide of European Sinti and Roma under Nazi rule. But many historical questions remain unanswered and public...

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New perspectives on past and present of former camp

Through its grant program, the IHRA seeks to increase the capacity of governments and non-governmental institutions to safeguard the record of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma.
 
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Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated in Tallinn

A national commemoration ceremony was held on 27 January at the Rahumäe Jewish Cemetery in Estonia to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
 
 "History entails many tragic pages...

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High-level conference on combating antisemitism kicks off Albanian OSCE chairmanship

Many of the IHRA’s core areas were discussed at the Conference on Combating Antisemitism in the OSCE Region, which took place today and yesterday in Tirana. The high-level conference was arranged by...

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Prime Minister of the Netherlands issues historic apology

On Sunday 26 January, Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, apologized for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during the Second World war to do more to prevent the deportation and...

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Commemorative Events in Republic of North Macedonia

On 27 January 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia, in cooperation with the Academy of Science and Art and the Holocaust Memorial Center, organized a Commemorative...

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National Teacher Conference on the Holocaust under way in Croatia

The 17th National Teacher Conference Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes Against Humanity will take place 28-31 January in Slavonski Brod, Croatia in commemoration...

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From the Novi Sad Raid to the Liberation of Auschwitz

On 23 January, the international event "From the Novi Sad Raid to the Liberation of Auschwitz - How and Why we remember?", was held at the cultural centre of Novi Sad. The event was co-organized by...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Norway

The official national ceremony in Norway is held at the quayside from where the Jews living in Norway were brutally forced on board ships for deportation at the harbour in Oslo, in 1942. This happened...

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