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Blog: The disturbing case of Lety u Pisku

10.08.2016
On 12 July an International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) delegation including the IHRA Chair, Ambassador Mihnea Constantinescu, attended high level meetings in the Czech Republic to discuss the future of the former concentration camp site of Lety u Pisku where a pig farm currently stands. Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma and Mirjam Karoly, ODIHR's Senior Adviser on Roma and Sinti Issues formed part of the delegation and reflect below on their visit to the site.

2 August Commemoration

04.08.2016
Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma, Martina Maschke, and Committee member Gerhard Baumgartner, attended 2 August commemorations at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, at the former Łódź Ghetto as well as the unveiling of a new memorial to the Roma and Sinti victims in Chełmno on behalf of the IHRA.

Upcoming Events and Focus Areas

03.08.2016
Read about the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's ongoing initiatives and areas of focus

Joint Statement with OSCE ODIHR

01.08.2016
ODIHR Director Link and IHRA Chair Constantinescu, on day to commemorate genocide against Roma and Sinti, say greater efforts needed to protect endangered memorial sites and ensure dignity of victims.
26.08.2016

In three lectures taking places in different locations in September, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will examine the use of social media within the context of extremism.

24.08.2016

On 8 September, the Wiener Library in London will host a lecture on the music of Theresienstadt by Professor Adam Gorb.

22.08.2016

On 6 September 2016 the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will hold the high-level event “Confronting Anti-Gypsyism - The role of political leaders in countering discrimination, racism, hate crimes and violence against Roma and Sinti communities” in Berlin.