Genocide of the Roma

Countering Distortion through Governmental Action

Governments and their officials play a key role in understanding the gravity of distortion and in implementing programs that counter this phenomenon. For this to be successful, it requires a whole-of...

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Mapping the Holocaust: Preservation of the Topovske Šupe camp

This scientific research project has developed a permanent record of the Topovske Supe concentration camp. The project team accomplished this  by mapping, collecting archival and other documentation...

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Concept of the exhibition for Lety –Memorial of Genocide of the Roma

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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Mapping the Genocide of the Roma in Hungary

The outstanding proposal “Mapping the Genocide of the Roma in Hungary” was awarded the Yehuda Bauer Grant. This transnational project is currently working on developing an online portal and...

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Austria adopts working definition of antigypsyism / anti-Roma discrimination

One day before International Roma Day 2021, the Council of Ministers in Austria sent an important signal by adopting the working definition of antigypsyism/anti‑Roma discrimination developed by the...

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Germany adopts the working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Today, Germany’s Federal Cabinet adopted the IHRA’s non‑binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti‑Roma discrimination, making Germany the first country to do so at the national level. The import...

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The IHRA adopts working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

BERLIN, 08.10.2020 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) today announces the adoption of an internationally accepted non-legally binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti...

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The IHRA's 34 Member Countries adopt working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination

Following years of consultations and negotiations, the IHRA's 34 Member Countries adopted a non-legally binding working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination on 8 October 2020 during an...

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What is antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination?

About the IHRA working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination
 
 The effort to draft a working definition of antigypsyism/anti-Roma discrimination was spearheaded by experts in the Commit...

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Roma Genocide Remembrance Day commemoration events – 2 August 2020

On the night of 2 August 1944, the “family camp” for Roma at Auschwitz-Birkenau was liquidated, and thousands of remaining men, women and children held there were gassed. Today, 2 August marks the...

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