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Czech Government approves a bill to close industrial pig farm on site of former concentration camp for Roma after decade-long protests.


The EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow.


On 9 March, the Prague Jewish Museum will hold a seminar for journalists in cooperation with IHRA and the USC Shoah foundation.


As a member of IHRA, the Czech Republic compiled a country report related to the fulfilment of its commitments arising from the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust.


The "Keeping The Memory Alive" Poster Design Competition is a joint project supported by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) between Yad Vashem (coordinators), in cooperation with the London Jewish Cultural Centre, United Kingdom, the European Shoah Legacy Institute, Czech Republic, the 2014 Canadian IHRA Chairmanship, and the Holocaust and United Nations Outreach Programme.


The Museum of Romani Culture in Brno, Czech Republic will commemorate the Roma and Sinti Genocide in a remembrance ceremony on 19 August 2012.


Miloš Pojar, former ITF Chair during the 2007 Czech Chairmanship, died in Prague on Monday at age 71.


On Sunday, 21 August, the Museum of Romani Culture in Brno organized the 2011 commemoration ceremony for Roma victims that were deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau from Hodonín u Kunštátu, Czech Republic.