- The GuardianAug 03 02:01 AM
Psychological impact of families constantly retelling stories of horrific events endured by relatives blighting lives of younger generation, says campaigner Jewish activists in Scotland have started a campaign to support the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors across the world, saying the trauma of the extermination camps continues to haunt the descendants of those who suffered there. Dan Glass...
- International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsAug 04 09:37 AM
Commemorations marking the 71st anniversary of the Roma holocaust were held throughout Europe over the weekend including at Auschwitz-Birkenau, where 2,897 Roma men, women, children were killed on August 2, 1944. Roma or Romani is ethnic identifier held by a variety of peoples including: Roma, Gypsies, Travellers, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti and Boyash. It's estimated that 220,000 Roma were killed...
- BBC NewsAug 04 04:14 AM
More than 67,000 people back a campaign for Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children during the Holocaust, to be immortalised on a postage stamp.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsAug 02 12:07 PM
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Europe's top human right official drew attention to the abuses and discrimination faced by the Roma minority as Europe commemorated the tens of thousands of Gypsies killed during World War II.
- Washington PostAug 04 02:19 PM
In her new memoir, Marione Ingram reflects on the United States 50 years after the Voting Rights Act passed.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 06:15 AM
Mike Huckabee said he believes the Iran nuclear deal would be bad for Israel. In an interview with conservative news outlet Breitbart on Saturday, the GOP presidential hopeful and former governor of Arkansas said the deal will “take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven.” After facing criticism for the comparison, Mr. Huckabee stood by his remark and posted anti-Israel comments ...
- Los Angeles TimesAug 03 05:03 PM
Like a child caught in a misdeed, hoping that repeating a transparent denial will make the accusation go away, presidential aspirant Mike Huckabee has gone on TV to double- and triple-down on his charge that President Obama's Iran deal will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 29 11:23 AM
Munich Wednesday gave its approval for plaques for individual Holocaust victims to be installed throughout the German city but upheld a ban on Europe's biggest memorial project after months of anguished debate. The decision by the city council in the birthplace of the Nazi movement will pave the way for some Holocaust victims to be honoured with personalised brass plates at their last-known ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 04:46 PM
An unofficial marching band song that made fun of Holocaust victims is the type of thing Ohio State University has pledged to eradicate from the band program, the university said Thursday. The lyrics were ...
- The Irish TimesAug 02 05:12 PM
Extermination of their people was only officially recognised in 1982
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