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Germany passes bill to curb Holocaust denial in social media

2 July, Berlin. The German Parliament passed a law that requires social media platforms to remove material with obviously illegal content and fake defamatory “news” or be subjected to heavy fines,...

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Addressing antisemitism through education in Moldova

The importance of combating antisemitism through education in Moldova was the focus of a roundtable discussion organized by the OSCE Mission to Moldova and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions...

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Conference Report

Vilnius, 22 March 2017 - Speakers at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance conference “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941” stressed...

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Stories that Move. Toolbox against Discrimination

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) supports development of online teaching materials ‘Stories that Move. Toolbox against discrimination’. The international youth conference Stori...

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Latvia commemorates Holocaust victims

On 4 July, 2017,  the official ceremony commemorating the Holocaust victims in Latvia was opened by the Speaker of Parliament, Ināra Mūrniece, in presence of the Prime Minister of Latvia Māris...

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IHRA Concludes Plenary Meetings in Geneva

On 29 June, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) successfully concluded its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Geneva.   Over four days more...

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Exploring the UN War Crimes Commission Archive

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), SOAS University of London and The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide are pleased to invite applications for a half-day...

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Code of Conduct: One Year On

One year ago, the European Commission and four major social media platforms announced a Code of Conduct on countering illegal online hate speech. It included a series of commitments by Facebook,...

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International EHRI workshop on online access to Holocaust-related documentation

From 6 to 8 June 2017, the international workshop 'Online Access of Holocaust Documents: Ethical and Practical Challenges' organized by the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the...

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IHRA in Geneva

From 26-29 June, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance holds its first bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Geneva. Over four days almost 200 experts and...

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