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What can we do to counter Holocaust denial and distortion?

A new report by UNESCO and the United Nations, in partnership with the World Jewish Congress, finds that over 16 per cent of material (more than 3 in every 20 posts) on social media platforms talking about the Holocaust denies or distorts its fundamental facts.
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Countering Holocaust distortion in the EU: EU Strategy and EU funding opportunities

Countering Holocaust distortion plays a significant role in the EU Strategy on Combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life, and in EU calls for funding, which are now open.
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IHRA Toolkit Against Holocaust Distortion: Stay engaged over 27 January

Despite the danger it poses, Holocaust distortion is often overlooked and rarely addressed with concrete action. This International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we invite you to change this.
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What is the role of museums and memorials in countering distortion?

Here are three reasons why museums and memorials have a key role to play in the fight against rising Holocaust distortion all over the world.
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Debunking Inappropriate Holocaust Comparisons: The COVID-19 Yellow Star

Often fuelled by rumours, disinformation, and conspiracy myths, opposition to measures against the coronavirus has grown, moving from the fringes of society and closer and closer to the mainstream. These movements have impacted more than just public health.
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Holocaust Denial and Holocaust Distortion: An Introduction

Holocaust denial and distortion are harming our democracies. Understanding what Holocaust denial and distortion are, how they differ, and where they overlap is crucial to countering these dangerous trends and to protecting democracy.
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A Brief History of Holocaust Denial and Distortion

Holocaust denial and Holocaust distortion are not new. Knowing the history of Holocaust denial and distortion—from the Nazi era to today—can help us better recognise when these tactics are being employed. This can help prevent us from believing and spreading such disinformation, which harms democracies and threatens open, pluralistic societies.
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Debunking Inappropriate Holocaust Comparisons: The COVID-19 Yellow Star

Often fuelled by rumours, disinformation, and conspiracy myths, opposition to measures against the coronavirus has grown, moving from the fringes of society and closer and closer to the mainstream. These movements have impacted more than just public health.
read more

Holocaust Denial and Holocaust Distortion: An Introduction

Holocaust denial and distortion are harming our democracies. Understanding what Holocaust denial and distortion are, how they differ, and where they overlap is crucial to countering these dangerous trends and to protecting democracy.
read more

A Brief History of Holocaust Denial and Distortion

Holocaust denial and Holocaust distortion are not new. Knowing the history of Holocaust denial and distortion—from the Nazi era to today—can help us better recognise when these tactics are being employed. This can help prevent us from believing and spreading such disinformation, which harms democracies and threatens open, pluralistic societies.
read more