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IHRA Delegation visits Alderney as part of project on safeguarding sites

From 25-28 September, the Safeguarding Sites project team visited the third largest Channel Island of Alderney for the first of their project fieldtrips. The team will be making formal visits to five...

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Cambridge Workshop: Experts Identify Threats to Memorial Sites

“In fact, we should act immediately”, urged Insa Eschebach. “A lot is going very well, but there are many threats and challenges we have to address.” As the Director of Memorial Museum Ravensbrück, Dr...

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Minister of Population attends commemoration at Klooga, Estonia

On 19 September a commemoration took place at Klooga, organised by the Estonian delegation to the IHRA and the Estonian Jewish Community, to honor the victims of the massacre that took place on the...

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IHRA Delegation visits Alderney as part of project on safeguarding sites

On 26 and 27 September, IHRA's Safeguarding Sites project team will be visiting the Channel Island of Alderney, the third largest of five Islands. This five-year IHRA project will include visits to...

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Conference in Estonia, "The beginning of the End: Massacre at Klooga 75"

In order to increase awareness about a not-widely known episode, the Estonian “case” of the Holocaust, and ensure that its history is referred to in a truthful manner, the Estonian Institute of...

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Antisemitism today: discussion with Dr. Felix Klein in Luxembourg

On Monday, 16 September 2019, the Institute Pierre Werner (IPW) hosted a discussion on modern forms of antisemitism in Luxembourg with Dr. Felix Klein, Commissioner of the Federal Government for...

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Slovakia commemorates Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

On 9 September, 2019, Slovakia commemorates the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". Established in 2000, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government...

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Celebrating 75 Years of Freedom

In 2019 and 2020, the Netherlands will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. One of the first events will take place on 31 August in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. ...

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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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Ten new projects receive funding from the IHRA

IHRA Member Countries have played an important role in ensuring that outright denial of the Holocaust – the notion that that the genocide of Europe’s Jews never happened – finds no place in mainstream...

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