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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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Conference on Genocide and Warning Signs

Humanity in Action (Denmark) is pleased to announce the conference "Pre-Genocide. Warnings and Readiness to Protect" to be held from 26 - 28 September 2018. The conference reflects on the question of...

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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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Working Definition of Antisemitism

On 26 May, 2016, the then 31 Member Countries of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) adopted a non-legally binding Working Definition of Antisemitism to guide the organization in...

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Hungary makes Joint Statement on Antisemitism at Human Rights Council

On the 2 July, 2018, at the United Nation's Human Rights Council’s 38th session in Geneva, Hungary delivered a join statement condemning the growing threat of antisemitism. Initiated by Hungary, the...

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Latvia commemorates Holocaust Victims

On 4 July 1941 in Gogola Street, Riga, the Choral Synagogue was burned to the ground by Nazis and local collaborators with people locked inside. This date that marked the beginning ofthe Holocaust in...

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Permanent Roma Exhibition in Komárom

On 18 May, 2018, the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Komárom to discuss a possible venue for a permanent exhibition on the genocide of the Roma in Hungary. In 1944, thousands of...

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UNESCO guide for policymakers available in Arabic

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is pleased to announce that the UNESCO Guide for policymakers on Education about the Holocaust and preventing genocide is now available in Arabic.The...

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