News - Holocaust Denial and Distortion

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


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


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


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


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


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


ITF Chair's statement on Iranian Holocaust denial website

It has come to my attention that a foundation linked to the Iranian regime has recently launched a website in English, Arabic and Farsi, dedicated to disseminating Holocaust denial propaganda and


Amazon called to remove Holocaust denial books

The Yad Vashem Holocaust museum has called on online retailer Amazon to remove books that deny the Holocaust from its websites.

Dr. Robert Rozett, director of the Yad Vashem Libraries, last week


Deborah Lipstadt's talk debuts on TED

Historian Deborah Lipstadt’s talk on her courtroom battle with a Holocaust denier, chronicled in the film “Denial,” debuted as a TED talk this week.

Lipstadt’s talk at a TEDxSkoll event in Oxford


Slovenian Delegation to the IHRA Issue Statement against Holocaust Denial

On 9 May the delegation of the Republic of Slovenia to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) issued a public statement condeming an incident of Holocaust denial in late April in a TV