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Roma Genocide Remembrance Day commemoration events – 2 August 2020

On the night of 2 August 1944, the “family camp” for Roma at Auschwitz-Birkenau was liquidated, and thousands of remaining men, women and children held there, too weak to work, were gassed. Today, 2...

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"Remember the Genocide of the Roma" – a commitment for 2020 and beyond

The language of the 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration leaves no room for misunderstanding. The Genocide of the Roma – perpetrated by Nazi Germany and those fascist and extreme nationalist partners and...

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Exhibition "Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust" opens at the Wiener Holocaust Library

The Wiener Holocaust Library, after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will open again this week with new health and safety measures, as well as a new exhibition, Jewish Resistance...

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IHRA from Berlin: New working definition enters final phase as Plenary condemns rehabilitation

On Thursday, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance successfully concluded its semiannual Plenary meetings of renowned experts, civil society, and government representatives. As a first for...

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Symposium 'Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in the UK' is available online

The three-part symposium "Teaching & Learning About the Holocaust in the UK" is now available to watch online. Sponsored by the AJR, in partnership with the UK Delegation to the International...

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Berlin virtual Plenary: 5 key things to know

Want a peek at what's on the agenda for the Berlin virtual Plenary meetings that are starting today? We have listed the top five items that you need to know about, from world premieres to important...

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2020 IHRA Grant Projects

In order to strengthen the collective impact of its priority areas of “countering distortion” and “safeguarding the record” over the next five years, the IHRA has aligned its current grant strategy to...

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Landscape-architectural competition “Lety: Memorial to the Holocaust of the Roma and Sinti in Bohemia” has a winner

The Museum of Romani Culture, s.p.o., has announced the winner of the landscape-architectural competition for the design of the future memorial “Lety: Memorial to the Holocaust of the Roma and Sinti...

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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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The 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration: "A much more serious commitment"

On 19 January, the atmosphere of the great hall of the Residence Palace in Brussels was characterized by a tense but also cordial excitement. Seated around one long table were ministers and...

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