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Ten Pictures That Tell Us Human Stories of The Forgotten Holocaust

2015-07-30

“The world has learned nothing from the Holocaust” - says Sinto Holocaust Survivor Zoni Weisz, whose entire family was murdered by the Nazis. He often calls the Roma Holocaust a forgotten Holocaust because most people have never heard about it. This is why we’ve launched an online campaign related to the day of commemoration of the Roma Holocaust. We used original photos provided by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to illustrate the stories and less known facts. 

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The world has learned nothing from the Holocaust…

2015-07-30

Interview with Zoni Weisz, holocaust survivor

Zoni Weisz was seven years old when his mother, father and siblings were arrested and murdered by the Nazis. He managed to escape because a policeman, when seeing that he wanted to join them, pulled him back and said: "Get lost". He survived the war in hiding.   

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ECRI and the State of Hate in Hungary

2015-06-11

By Bernard Rorke

Hungary’s ever-diminishing international reputation took a double hit from the European Union within the space of two days. Hot on the heels of a damning ECRI report on racism in Hungary published on Tuesday June 9, came the harshest condemnation yet from the European Parliament concerning Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s illiberal excesses.

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In conversation with Soraya Post

2014-10-13

By Bernard Rorke

The recently elected Feminist Party MEP and lifelong Romani activist, Soraya Post spoke to Bernard Rorke about rejuvenating representative democracy, defending the rights of women, and plans to create a European parliamentary intergroup to combat anti-Gypsyism.

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