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Sweden takes over IHRA Presidency from Greece

Today, Sweden assumes the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) from Greece. This comes over twenty years after the adoption of the Stockholm Declaration and nearly six...

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Bulgaria commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On 27 January 2022, Bulgaria marked the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in a commemoration ceremony held in Aula Magna of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, the oldest and biggest...

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Estonia unveils memorial for Holocaust victims in Tallinn

On 27 January 2022 a memorial was unveiled at the Liiva Cemetery in Tallinn in memory of Estonian Jews who were murdered in an anti-tank trench in the city and nearby in 1941. 300 to 600 Estonian Jews...

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UK to make all its Holocaust records accessible for research and study

The UK government is to make all its records related to the Holocaust available to the public for the first time, for research and study purposes, it announced today to mark International Holocaust...

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What is Holocaust distortion and why is it a problem?

Holocaust distortion is an urgent and growing issue. “Distortion of the Holocaust is found in all kinds of places. From facts twisted on the internet, to opportunistic statements by politicians...

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Share the reasons why you remember this International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Commemorated on 27 January, the day Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet forces in 1945, International Holocaust Remembrance Day invites us to learn about and reflect upon the lived experiences of the...

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New resource maps Holocaust-related sites in the UK

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) and the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) have launched a significant new digital resource to enrich teaching and learning about the...

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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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