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Resolution needed on post-Holocaust restitution in Europe, urges European Parliament President

Hundreds of thousands of Holocaust survivors living in poverty, international conference is told (Wednesday 26 April – Brussels, Belgium) European Parliament President Antonio Tajani today endorsed the return of property and possessions seized from Jewish communities and victims during the Holocaust, saying it was a “fundamental element to restore justice after the Holocaust.” Declaring that […]

International Conference, Members of the European Parliament call for urgency on resolving remaining restitution issues

European Parliament highlights plight of ageing Holocaust survivors Ambassador Joël Lion presses European countries to fulfill obligations to Holocaust survivors ‘for the sake of justice’ Human Rights Ambassador François Croquette says European countries have a ‘moral imperative’ to return Holocaust-era property US Special Envoy Thomas K. Yazdgerdi appeals for justice for survivors and their families […]

WJRO Announces ‘Call to Action’ Social Media Campaign on Holocaust-era Property Restitution Urging Intergenerational Campaign for Justice for Holocaust Remembrance Day on May 5

WHY ARE HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS STILL AWAITING RESTITUTION MORE THAN 70 YEARS AFTER THE HOLOCAUST? Petition to Heads of State Calls for Fulfillment of Commitments made in 2009 Terezin Declaration New York, May 2 –Holocaust survivors are still waiting for governments across Europe to provide restitution of, or compensation for, property stolen during the Shoah. […]