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).
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.
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, 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.
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.