Czech Republic

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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Applications open for design of new memorial at Lety u Pisku

On the site of the former concentration camp for Roma in Lety, where a pig farm stood until 2018, a memorial shall be opened in 2023. IHRA and its Committee on the Genocide of the Roma cooperated with...

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Jan Munk (1946 - 2019)

It was with deep sadness that the IHRA learned that IHRA Delegate Jan Munk passed away on 12 May.
 
 Jan Munk was Chairman of the Prague Jewish Community, former Director of the Terezín Memorial and a...

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A Place of Remembrance at Lety u Pisku

On 25 April, 2018, Martina Maschke, Chair of the IHRA Committee on the Genocide of the Roma visited Lety u Pisku to commend the Czech Government on the removal of a pig farm from the site of the...

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Museum of Romani Culture Organize Commemoration Ceremony for Roma Victims


 
 On Sunday, 21 August, the Museum of Romani Culture in Brno organized the 2011 commemoration ceremony for Roma victims that were deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau from Hodonín u Kunštátu, Czech...

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ITF Mourns the Death of Miloš Pojar


 
 Miloš Pojar, former ITF Chair during the 2007 Czech Chairmanship, died in Prague on Monday at age 71.
 
 During his Chairmanship, Pojar successfully led the ITF through a period of many changes in...

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Museum of Romani Culture in Brno to Hold Remembrance Ceremony


 
 The Museum of Romani Culture in Brno, Czech Republic will commemorate the Roma and Sinti Genocide in a remembrance ceremony on 19 August 2012.
 
 The ceremony will take place in the area of the...

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"Keeping The Memory Alive - Journeys through the Holocaust" International Poster Design Competition


 
 The "Keeping The Memory Alive" Poster Design Competition is a joint project supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) between Yad Vashem (coordinators), in cooperation...

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Minister Zaorálek makes IHRA Czech Country Report Public


 
 As a member of IHRA, the Czech Republic compiled a country report related to the fulfilment of its commitments arising from the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust....

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A Workshop for Journalists: The Holocaust in Czech Media


 
 On 9 March, the Prague Jewish Museum will hold a seminar for journalists in cooperation with IHRA and the USC Shoah foundation.
 
 Three thousand seven hundred and ninety two Czech and Moravian...

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