Holocaust Denial and Distortion

IHRA Statement on Rehabilitation

Adopted at the 2020 IHRA Berlin Plenary during the German Presidency
 
 The IHRA condemns all attempts to rehabilitate the reputations of persons who were complicit in the crimes of the Holocaust and...

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What is Holocaust Distortion and why is it a problem?

Holocaust distortion is an urgent and growing issue. “Distortion of the Holocaust is found in all kinds of places. From facts twisted on the internet, to opportunistic statements by politicians...

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IHRA Chair on Freiburg "Hygiene Demonstrations"

IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler says, "The use of National Socialist icons at the Freiburg 'Hygiene Demonstrations' is only the most recent manifestation of a sickening phenomenon where Nazi...

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Task Force Against Holocaust Denial and Distortion

Over the last few years there has been a shocking increase in efforts to minimize the impact of the Holocaust and downplay the crimes of the Nazi regime and its collaborators in both public and...

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Why we need action on Holocaust Denial and Distortion now  

On the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust and the surrender of Nazi Germany, the fight against Holocaust denial and distortion is more urgent than ever.
 
 A special contribution from IHRA...

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Laws and Holocaust Denial Project: Preliminary Recommendations

Within the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), 16 countries have laws under which Holocaust denial is a criminal or civil offense, a further four have hate speech provisions that...

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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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Thirty-five countries adopt IHRA Ministerial Declaration

A world that remembers the Holocaust. A world without genocide
 
 On Sunday evening, ministers and representatives of 35 countries gathered in Brussels to reaffirm their commitment to this vision with...

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What is Holocaust Distortion?

In the period 2018 – 2022, the IHRA’s experts and political representatives are focusing their efforts on countering Holocaust distortion and safeguarding the historical record. Distortion and denial...

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Citizen Dialogue: Forgetting – A Threat to Peace in Europe?

Ahead of the European elections, a public debate organized by the Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg entitled “Citizen Dialogue: Forgetting – A Threat to Peace in Europe?” dealing...

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