Tag Archives: Holocaust

2.6.2014, Newsweek – The Return of the Dictators

It’s a bright spring afternoon in Freedom Square in downtown Budapest. Lampposts are covered with posters for the opposition parties which had contested the European elections last weekend. Protesters are gathering, loudly railing against Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s prime minister, accusing his right-wing government of lies, dishonesty and hypocrisy. The object of their anger is a half-finished statue, covered with tarpaulins ... Read More »

1.2.2014. – politikaplus.com: Holocaust is equally rooted in mentality of Old Continent like humanism?

In week when we commemorate a Holocaust as an effort of elimination of one autochthonous European nation, many repeat that such genocide mustn’t be repeated ever, however, modern science is more and more often highlighting that Holocaust is actually the most terrible result of ‘European culture’ and industrial development, and instinct for extermination of others is equally rooted in mentality ... Read More »

28.1.2014. – Telegraf: Nikolic – Serbia will never forget Holocaust crimes!

International day of commemoration to Holocaust victims was marked with central state commemoration on Staro sajmiste, with message by the president of Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic that such crimes mustn’t be repeated again. While laying the wreath, with military and state honors, president Nikolic said that as Jewish nation was subject of stigmatization, so some historians and politicians today ... Read More »

26.1.2014. – The Jerusalem Post: Bennett warns cabinet of rising anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism around the world is getting worse, Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett warned during the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. Despite some trends that have been interpreted as an amelioration of anti-Jewish sentiment, including the lack of high-profile attacks against Jewish targets, such as 2012’s Toulouse school massacre, the situation “has only worsened,” Bennett wrote in the introduction to a ... Read More »

25.1.2014. – BLIC: Dacic – Needs to be fought against prejudges and hate

Tonight in Belgrade has been opened exhibition “Belgrade Jews – Life and Holocaust”, regarding the International Day of commemoration to the Holocaust victims, and president of the Government of Serbia Ivica Dacic said on that occasion that roots of prejudges across the Europe are deep and that it needs to be fought against them through working on the conciliation amongst ... Read More »

24.1.2014. – BLIC: Nikolic leads the ceremony of marking the Holocaust Remembrance

President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic will lead the central state commemorative ceremony of giving honor regarding the marking of 27th January, International day of commemoration to the Holocaust victims, announced today Government’s Office for cooperation with medias. Ceremony will begin at 11:00h at the Monument to genocide victims in World War II, which is located within the complex of former ... Read More »

24.1.2014. – seecult.org: Remembrance to the victims of Holocaust

Ministry of culture and informing organizes on 27th January, regarding the marking of International day of commemoration to the Holocaust victims, commemorative gathering on the locality of former camp in Topovske supe on Autokomanda in Belgrade. Honor to the victims of Holocaust will commemorate state secretary in the Ministry of culture and informing Dejan Ristic, president of the Federation of ... Read More »

24.1.2014. – politics.hu: Hungary apologizes at UN for role in Holocaust, says ambassador

Hungary has for the first time in the United Nations taken responsibility for the role it played during the Holocaust, and apologised, Hungary’s UN ambassador Csaba Korosi said on Thursday local time. “In this form and on behalf of the Hungarian state, nobody had ever expressed in the UN the responsibility of the Hungarian state for [its role in] the ... Read More »

19.1.2014. – Haaretz: UN chief visits N.Y. synagogue for Holocaust memorial

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined congregants at a New York City synagogue on Saturday to honor those who perished in the Holocaust, pay tribute to the survivors and call for collective action to prevent such horror from happening again. “My hope is that our generation, and those to come, will summon that same sense of collective purpose to prevent ... Read More »

10.1.2014. – tabletmag.com: Plan To Open Another Holocaust Museum in Budapest Faces Criticism—From Local Jews

Many worry it will be window-dressing for politicians who want to be seen remembering the Shoah but who ignore today’s anti-Semitism. The Hungarian author György Konrád is arguably one of the best-known child survivors of the Holocaust. By a stroke of luck he narrowly avoided being deported to Auschwitz in 1944 along with the Jews of his hometown, Berettyóújfalu, in eastern Hungary. ... Read More »