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Yad Vashem gets access to Polish archives


 
 Israel's Holocaust museum Yad Vashem says it has reached an agreement with Poland that gives it access to World War II-era documents in 34 provincial archives across the eastern European country....

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ITF Chair's statement on the situation of the Roma in Europe


 
 As the Chair of an organization dedicated to the remembrance of the Holocaust and the victims of genocide during the Second World War, I am deeply troubled to see the Roma subjected to racial...

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ITF Chair's statement on Iranian Holocaust denial website


 
 It has come to my attention that a foundation linked to the Iranian regime has recently launched a website in English, Arabic and Farsi, dedicated to disseminating Holocaust denial propaganda and...

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American Muslim leaders visit Auschwitz and Dachau


 
 Last week, eight Muslim leaders from communities across the United States took part in a trip to Dachau and Auschwitz as part of an initiative to foster interfaith understanding and awareness on...

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Memorial sites for the victims of National Socialism in Austria – a catalogue for learning


 
 Memorial sites for the victims of National Socialism and sites relating to the period of National Socialism in general are to be found in all Austrian provinces. They are important places of...

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Memorandum of Understanding between the ITF and the OSCE/ODIHR


 
 ITF Chairman Dan Tichon, and Ambassador Janez Lenarcic, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the...

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Austrian Jews in Latvia. Refuge – Asylum – Deportation


 
 Austrian and Latvian historians and researchers worked together for some years researching the fate of Austrian Jews who fled the territory of Nazi-occupied Austria between 1938 and 1940 and went...

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Spanish Court dissolves the neo-Nazi organization “Sangre y Honor”


 
 The judges of the Third Section of the Provincial Court of Madrid decided last week to dissolve the neo-Nazi organization Blood and Honour Spain ("Sangre y Honor" in Spanish), condemning 15 of the...

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Spain launches its first educational program in Auschwitz


 
 Spain has launched a pioneering project to bring students to various sites of Holocaust remembrance around Europe.
 
 The first trip will include Spanish students from the French secondary school...

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OSCE Conference on Tolerance in Astana, Kazakhstan


 
 Dan Tichon, the chairman of the ITF in 2010, delivered a speech today to the OSCE's High-Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination on the goals and proposals of the ITF in the context...

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