ROMA, LGBT, ANTI-RACIST, DISABILITY AND JEWISH ORGANISATIONS STAND TOGETHER ON INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

Date

27 Jan 2014

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Press release

27 January 2014 | On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the European population recalls the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime and its allies of millions of Jews and Roma, and the massacre of tens of thousands that did not fit the Nazi ideology, including persons with disabilities, Jehovah's witnesses, homosexuals, and political opponents.

 

On this occasion, the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF), the European Disability Forum (EDF), the European Grassroots Antiracist Movement (EGAM), the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO), René Cassin and the Roma Virtual Network (RVN) wish to express their deep concern over the rise of anti-Semitism and other xenophobic, extremist and racist movements in European countries today.

 

Read more on EDF’s website