Holocaust Denial and Distortion

The IHRA partners with the European Commission, the UN and UNESCO to raise global awareness of how to counter Holocaust distortion

This month, the IHRA will launch three important international initiatives, essential pieces to furthering the IHRA’s work of raising awareness of Holocaust distortion on multiple fronts: 
 
 
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Recognizing and Countering Holocaust Distortion: Recommendations for Policy and Decision Makers

About the Recognizing and Countering Holocaust Distortion Recommendations
 
 Published in January 2021 in partnership with UNESCO, the IHRA's publication, "Recognizing and Countering Holocaust...

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Recommendations for Countering Holocaust Distortion to be launched in 2021

Over the course of 2020, the dangers of Holocaust distortion have been more starkly outlined than ever. Whether at protests against coronavirus measures or in antisemitic campaigns on social media...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on Holocaust distortion at "Querdenker" demonstrations

IHRA Chair Ambassador Küchler states, "It is simply unacceptable to compare the inconveniences brought about by coronavirus measures with any part of the persecution and murder of Europe’s Jews. Doing...

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Identifying and recognizing Holocaust denial and distortion

In recent years, there has been a marked rise in Holocaust denial and distortion, both online and off. The Global Task Force Against Holocaust Distortion, as initiated by the German Presidency of the...

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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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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.
 
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