International

A Charter for the specificities of Holocaust Heritage

by Safeguarding Sites team members Gilly Carr, Steve Cooke and Margaret Comer
 
 Holocaust sites are inherently complex. They are the product of ever evolving memorialization practices and at times...

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Conference registration open for “Jasenovac Past and Present: History and Memory of Institutionalized Destruction”

The Jasenovac camp complex was a major site of mass killings of Serbs, Jews, Roma and Sinti, and opponents of the criminal policies of the fascist Ustaša regime during the Second World War. Built in...

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IHRA Secretary General addresses Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism

The Global Conference on Football’s Role in Combating Antisemitism, held on 11 November, saw the adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism by FK Austria Wien. IHRA Secretary General...

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Understanding Holocaust Distortion: Contexts, Influences and Examples

Published in November 2021, the IHRA’s publication “Understanding Holocaust Distortion: Contexts, Influences and Examples” builds on previous resources to provide a strong, expert-produced and...

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"Holocaust Distortion: A Growing Threat" Film

The film "Holocaust Distortion: A Growing Threat" responds to the dangerous phenomenon of Holocaust distortion, a critical threat to Holocaust memory and to fostering a world without genocide. Distort...

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Commemoration Events for the November Pogrom

The November pogroms, also known as Kristallnacht, were a series of attacks against Jews throughout Germany and parts of Austria on November 9-10, 1938. During the pogrom 91 Jews were murdered...

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Webinar on Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat

On 8 November, the IHRA presented the twelve-minute explanatory film Holocaust Distortion: A Growing Threat and the publication Holocaust Distortion: Contexts, Influences, and Examples in its webinar...

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How the Stutthof Maritime Evacuation IHRA Grant uncovered new dimensions of the Holocaust

During the last months of the Second World War, the Nazis began forcibly evacuating prisoners on death marches across Europe. By April 1945, the Stutthof concentration camp, established by Nazi...

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Rising threat of Holocaust distortion requires urgent international response

A guest contribution by Kathrin Meyer, Secretary General of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education
 
 All around...

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European Commission presents EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life

The European Commission has presented its EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life. With antisemitism worryingly on the rise, in Europe and beyond, the Strategy sets out a...

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