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2013-06-24 23:15:35

For the first time a story based in reality will be added to the archives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. This is part of the history of World War 2 that has been mostly untold till now. Los Angles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 It seems that the largest Holocaust museum in the US has included only a minor mention of what happened in Hungary, during the Holocaust, until now. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. will be including a copy of the book, “Through...

2013-04-19 00:20:36

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education has added a collection of testimonies of survivors and rescuers from the 1994 Rwandan Tutsi genocide to its Visual History Archive. This marks the first integration of testimonies outside of Holocaust survivors and witnesses into the Visual History Archive. The 65 audiovisual interviews in this new collection mark the beginning of the Rwanda Archive and Education...

2013-04-18 16:25:16

Makombe compiles memories from one of history's most horrific events MAITLAND, Fla., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of Theo Makombe's new book, The Race for Life: Memoirs of a Rwandan Genocide survivor ($15.99, paperback, 978-1-62419-196-1; $7.99, e-book, 978-1-62419-197-8) is a first-hand account of a survivor of the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. This rare account will change the reader forever. The author's mission in writing this book is to give the highest degree of...

2013-04-07 12:20:10

First LIVE Streaming of The International March of the Living in 25 Years NEW YORK, April 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International March of the Living, an annual program to be held on Monday, April 8, 2013, brings 10,000+ high school students from around the world for a week of intensive education and touring in Poland to study the history of the Holocaust and examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hate. Its aim is to impart the lessons of the Holocaust, celebrate the...

2012-09-25 02:25:35

GENEVA, UNITED NATIONS, September 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Club for Peace Research a Belgium Based NGO organized a photograhic demonstration outside the United Nations in Geneva to protest against human rights violations in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) that took place in 1971 which can be considered as the most concentrated act of genocide in the twentieth century. In an attempt to crush forces seeking independence for East Pakistan, the West Pakistani military...

2012-09-10 10:23:31

Agenda and Preliminary Speaker Roster Announced Registration Opens with Attendance Projected to Increase by 25% to 500+ NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that Alan Schulman, chief creative officer, SapientNitro, will keynote the association's 5(th) annual Digital Media Summit at the New York Hilton on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Registration is now open for the day-long event, with attendance expected...

2012-08-06 02:23:33

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Park, a high-profile activist and minister who was tortured by the North Korean regime in 2009-2010 will be releasing his first full-length album before the end of this year. Park made world headlines when he crossed illegally into North Korea in 2009 as a protest calling for an immediate end to well-documented mass atrocities taking place in the country's prison camps; where up to 250,000 innocents, one-third of whom are children, are...

2012-07-24 06:25:30

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses genocide prevention symposium WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll commissioned by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum finds that 67 years after the Holocaust, Americans believe genocide is still very possible, yet preventable, and they would like to see the US government play a major role in stopping it from happening around the world. Americans expressed support for a range of strategies for...

2012-07-19 02:24:41

Keynote Speaker U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Featuring Chairman of the U.S. National Intelligence Council Christopher Kojm, and CNN Anchor Wolf Blitzer WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 24, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in cooperation with the Council on Foreign Relations and CNN, will present a symposium exploring the challenges of preventing genocide in the 21st Century. The symposium will be webcast live at...

2012-06-19 10:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BACKGROUND INFORMATION PROVIDED BY SNCFSENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HEARING (S. 634) JUNE 20, 2012 Dirksen 226 2:30PM "Holocaust-Era Claims in the 21st Century" will examine, in part, the Holocaust Rail Justice Act (S.634), legislation created to give Holocaust survivors a forum for claims against the French Railway, SNCF. Leading Jewish remembrance, research and advocacy organizations believe HRJA is ill-conceived legislation. The...