Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Mon, 10/12/2009 - 11:12am
On October 8th, 2009, Romania, a country that has at times denied the Holocaust occurred, finally unveiled a Holocaust monument dedicated to some 300,000 Jews and Roma who were killed during the Holocaust. President Traian Basescu said it was Romania's duty to "recognize the genocide during World War II" and to honor the victims.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Wed, 10/07/2009 - 11:02am
IIdephonse Nizeyimana, one of of the four top accused in connection with the 1994 genocide of 1 million Tutsis in Rwanda has been arrested and extradited to Arusha, Tanzania where a U.N.-sponsored International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda will try him for his role in the genocide, including sending a group of soldiers to murder Rwanda's former Queen, Rosalie Gicanda.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Sat, 10/03/2009 - 10:04am
Marek Edelman, a leader in the April-May 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprisings, has passed away at 90 in Poland. Edelman dedicated his life to the defense of human life, dignity and freedom and was honored with the French Legion of Honor and Poland's highest civilian distinction, the Order of the White Eagle and held an honorary doctorate degree from Yale University. Read the obituary here.