Holocaust distortion is the greatest contemporary threat to the legacy of the Holocaust. The IHRA is leading global efforts to counter it. Access resources and learn about how we are empowering leaders to tackle Holocaust denial and distortion.

Useful resources on Holocaust denial and distortion

The IHRA’s expert-led tools help people and organizations better identify and address rising Holocaust distortion. Our toolkits, campaigns, and policy recommendations provide leaders with a starting point for action.

Explore Holocaust distortion in detail

Holocaust distortion is often overlooked simply because of a lack of awareness. Visit our Explore page on Holocaust distortion to learn more and take the first step to countering it.

Learn about things like:

  • What is Holocaust distortion?
  • Why is it growing?
  • What can we do to counter Holocaust distortion?

Project highlights

Grant projects we fund, as well as internal projects led by our experts, help us counter distortion and safeguard the record.

Identifying and Countering Holocaust Distortion: Lessons for Southeast Asia

This IHRA Grant Project draws on the regional experiences of the Second World War and genocides in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand to counter Holocaust and genocide distortion.

Countering Holocaust distortion on social media

An IHRA Grant helping memorial and museums use social media in a positive way to counter Holocaust distortion.

Global Task Force Against Holocaust Distortion

This network develops practical tools and good practices on countering Holocaust distortion, bringing together governmental and non-governmental bodies and international experts towards this end. The Global Task Force builds on the IHRA’s leadership in the field and honors the commitments outlined in the 2020 IHRA Ministerial Declaration. It was launched in 2020 by the German IHRA Presidency with a voluntary contribution.

Our eight Focus Areas


We are creating a shared understanding of how antisemitism impacts our societies – and how we can fight it.

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Holocaust denial and distortion

We are leading global efforts to tackle the growing threat of Holocaust denial and distortion.

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Archives and research

We are helping victims, survivors, and their descendants to reclaim their histories and identities.

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Holocaust, genocide and crimes against humanity

We use comparative scholarship, education, and commemoration to build a world without genocide.

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Genocide of the Roma

We are raising awareness of the genocide of the Roma to help combat antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination.

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We create tools and resources that help people teach and learn about Holocaust-related issues.

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Remembrance of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma

We help governments, organizations, and communities remember victims and survivors in an appropriate way.

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Sites of the Holocaust and the Genocide of the Roma

We work with memorials and museums and help safeguard the places where the Holocaust happened.

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Explore the IHRA resource library

We develop tools that empower people to safeguard the record and
counter distortion.

This page collects all of our resources in one place.