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                  Auschwitz memorial site records record visitor numbers in 2012
                  Auschwitz memorial site records record visitor numbers in 2012
                  08.01.2013, Holocaust

                  The site of former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau recorded its highest number of visitors in its 65-year history last year, attracting 1.43 million global visitors.

                  Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research awarded to Christoph Dieckmann
                  Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research awarded to Christoph Dieckmann
                  13.12.2012, Holocaust

                  The International Institute for Holocaust Research of Yad Vashem awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research to Dr. Christoph Dieckmann, of Keele University, in the UK, for his 2-volume book ''Deutsche Besatzungspolitik in Litauen 1941-1944'' (German Occupation Policy in Lithuania 1941-1944).

                  Holocaust Educational Trust extends training programme to Gibraltar
                  Holocaust Educational Trust extends training programme to Gibraltar
                  12.12.2012, Holocaust

                  British charity Holocaust Educational Trust (HET) conducted an outreach programme in Gibraltar last week as part of its ongoing teacher training programmes to better equip educators with the skills to deliver Holocaust educational programmes in their schools.

                  Lithuanian funds to reach Holocaust survivors in 2013
                  Lithuanian funds to reach Holocaust survivors in 2013
                  06.12.2012, Holocaust

                  Lithuanian Jews who survived the Nazi Holocaust and Soviet terror during World War II will receive symbolic compensation from the Baltic state next year, a Jewish group leader said Wednesday.

                  Belgian King opens new Holocaust museum on former Auschwitz deportation site
                  Belgian King opens new Holocaust museum on former Auschwitz deportation site
                  27.11.2012, Holocaust

                  King Albert II of Belgium on Monday inaugurated the Museum of the Holocaust and Human Rights.

                  Angela Merkel to open Berlin Holocaust memorial for Roma
                  Angela Merkel to open Berlin Holocaust memorial for Roma
                  24.10.2012, Holocaust

                  German Chancellor Angela Merkel will inaugurate a memorial to murdered Roma and Sinti victims of the Nazis on Wednesday, as Europe's largest minority grapples with ongoing discrimination.

                  Belgian premier apologises for wartime deportation of Jews
                  Belgian premier apologises for wartime deportation of Jews
                  11.09.2012, Holocaust
                  Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo apologised on Sunday for the deportation of thousands of Jews to Nazi death camps during World War II.
                  EU expresses ‘great disappointment’ as Bosnia misses deadline for changes in the country’s constitution barring Jews and Roma fr
                  EU expresses ‘great disappointment’ as Bosnia misses deadline for changes in the country’s constitution barring Jews and Roma fr
                  10.09.2012, Holocaust
                  European Council President Herman Van Rompuy called on Bosnia and Herzegovina to “strive for progress” in its efforts to achieve EU integration, on meeting with President Bakir Izetbegovic in Sarajevo on Sunday.
                  Yad Vashem and the Netherlands sign agreement for Dutch contribution to digitization of Righteous Among the Nations files
                  Yad Vashem and the Netherlands sign agreement for Dutch contribution to digitization of Righteous Among the Nations files
                  27.08.2012, Holocaust

                  Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem, and the Netherlands sign on Monday an agreement whereby the Dutch government will support the digitization of the files concerning the Dutch Righteous Among the Nations.

                  Germany investigates suspected Nazi Auschwitz guard
                  Germany investigates suspected Nazi Auschwitz guard
                  21.08.2012, Holocaust

                  German officials have opened an investigation into an 87 year-old suspected WWII Nazi concentration camp guard. According to German weekly Der Spiegel, the unnamed presumed Nazi worked at the death camp in 1944, during which period 344,000 people were sent to their deaths.

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