Tag: Nazism

#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

| September 20, 2019

25 May is to be established as International Day of Heroes of the Fight against totalitarianism. All forms of Holocaust denial have to be counteracted, hate speech and violence condemned. Analysis of the consequences of totalitarian regimes to be  included in schools’ curricula and textbooks. On the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second […]

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Statement by First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on 80th anniversary of #Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

Statement by First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on 80th anniversary of #Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

| November 8, 2018

80 years ago tomorrow (9 November), the lives and history of Jews in Europe changed forever in the space of one night. The state-sponsored antisemitism of the Nazi regime triggered the murder of Jews, the burning of synagogues, and the looting of Jewish-owned businesses and Jewish houses. Around thirty thousand Jewish people were deported during […]

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US Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibition State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda opens at European Parliament in Brussels

US Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibition State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda opens at European Parliament in Brussels

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Propaganda is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert.”  Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, 1924. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in conjunction with the European Parliament’s Parliamentarium, is marking this year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January) under the theme ‘Propaganda and the Holocaust: From Words to Genocide.’ The Parliamentarium is opening […]

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