Holocaust Denial and Distortion

Rising threat of Holocaust distortion requires urgent international response

A guest contribution by Kathrin Meyer, Secretary General of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education
 
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International community agrees concrete commitments to counter Holocaust distortion and fight antisemitism at Remember ReAct Forum

Malmö, Sweden: 13.10.21 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) joined world leaders, and international organizations including the CoE, EU, FRA, OSCE, the UN, and UNESCO at the...

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Handbook on Memory Laws: A necessary tool for safeguarding the memory of the Holocaust

How a forthcoming IHRA Handbook on Holocaust denial and distortion laws will aid in the understanding and application of these laws, by Michael Newman
 
 On 27 January 2000, the 55th anniversary of...

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Footsteps of the Past, Present. Future

This project aims to preserve sites that are forgotten, abandoned and unknown to the general public by equipping participants with the knowledge and skills to create and lead educational tours that...

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Distortion, denial and trivialization of the Holocaust, and recent memory; its use in hate speeches: Recommendations and strategies to counter them

With increases in hate speech and language distorting and denying the Holocaust, the Anne Frank Center is developing a project in a specific Latin American context to work directly with experts in...

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Untold Stories of the Holocaust, from the Corners of Europe

Reaching across borders and through time, this project aims to use new technologies to shed light on lesser-known aspects of the Holocaust. The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and The National Holocaust...

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In the Presence of the Holocaust: Polish Society and the Extermination of the European Jewry, 1939-1945.

The aim of this research project is to investigate the attitudes, actions, perceptions and reactions of individuals, institutions and social groups in occupied Poland in order to “fully explain the...

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On the Way to Setting a Holocaust Memorial Day in Belarus: Introduction the knowledge about the Minsk Ghetto into the educational process.

The plight of the Belarusian Jews during the Second World War is an inseparable part of the tragedy of the Belarusian people. Therefore, it is very important for every Belarusian pupil to know what...

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Latin American Network Capacity Building Seminar for Genocide Prevention

This program was a continuation of previous efforts of capacity building within the Latin American Network which was co-funded by the IHRA in 2015. The AIPR was awarded the Yehuda Bauer grant in 2015...

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Remembering Concentration Camps and Countering Distortion

Since 2019, Documenta and its partners have been working to promote a more efficient government involvement in countering distortion and developing a culture of remembrance. The  project has worked to...

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