holocaust

UN, Daniel Pearl Foundation, Museum of Jewish Heritage plan concert series

The United Nations has announced plans to collaborate in organizing a series of concerts next week in New York at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust as part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days named for the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Pakistan in early 2002.

UN joins with Holocaust museum to foster genocide prevention, remembrance

United Nations information staff from around the Western Hemisphere are spending this week exploring the Holocaust and ways that public outreach can prevent future genocides.

UN marks Holocaust Day as constant reminder to prevent future genocides

The United Nations today marked the annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust with an urgent appeal that the remembrance of the millions of Jews and others murdered by the Nazis serve to prevent new massacres, a rebuff for those who deny that the tragedy ever occurred, and moving testimony from survivors.

UN Assembly condemns Holocaust denial by consensus; Iran disassociates itself

The United Nations General Assembly today condemned without reservation any denial of the Holocaust, with only Iran publicly disassociating itself from the consensus resolution which was immediately hailed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.