Memorial to Holocaust of the Roma and Sinti opens in Hodonín u Kunštátu, Czech Republic

27 August 2019 Strasbourg

On 20 August the Museum of Romani Culture opened the Memorial to the Holocaust of the Roma and Sinti at Hodonín u Kunštátu in the Blansko district of Moravia, where a so-called "Gypsy Camp" was in operation during the Second World War. The opening involved a commemorative gathering to honor the...

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Council of Europe honours Roma Holocaust victims

1 August Strasbourg

Seventy-five years ago, the remaining Roma of the so-called “Zigeunerlager” (Gypsy camp) – 2,897 men, women and children – were exterminated in the gas chambers of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The liquidation of the camp on 2 August 1944 was a particularly dark chapter of the Roma Holocaust: an attempt by...

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International Conference

IS “AUSCHWITZ ONLY SLEEPING”? Sinti and Roma Narratives after the Holocaust

31 July – 1 August, 2019 Krakow, Poland

“I’m afraid that Europe is forgetting its past and that Auschwitz is only sleeping. Antigypsyist threats, policies and actions worry me greatly and make me very sad.” Ceija Stojka, Roma Holocaust survivor (1933 – 2013) An international conference, entitled “’Is ‘Auschwitz only Sleeping?’ Sinti...

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International Conference

IS “AUSCHWITZ ONLY SLEEPING”? Sinti and Roma Narratives after the Holocaust

31 July – 1 August, 2019 Krakow, Poland

“I’m afraid that Europe is forgetting its past and that Auschwitz is only sleeping. Antigypsyist threats, policies and actions worry me greatly and make me very sad.” Ceija Stojka, Roma Holocaust survivor (1933 – 2013) An international conference, entitled “’Is ‘Auschwitz only Sleeping?’ Sinti...

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Statement by the Finnish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

25/01/2018

“The role of the commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust is to engrave on the minds of the younger generations the lessons learnt from these tragic events and to make sure that each of us remains vigilant to help prevent manifestations of intolerance and incitement to hatred that...

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