Culture central to international development agenda concludes UN debate
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and government ministers from around the world have called for culture to be given top priority in the post-2015 global development agenda. Their overwhelming support for culture as a central pillar of development emerged during a thematic debate on the subject initiated by the President of the 67th session of the UN General Assembly, Vuk Jeremić at UN Headquarters in New York, on 12 June 2013.
Diary Of Nazi Leader Alfred Rosenberg, Adolf Hitler Confidant, Recovered
WUSA9- Federal officials and representatives from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, announced the seizure of a long-lost diary kept by a close confidant of Adolph Hitler. The recovery of this historical document was the result of an extensive investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The "Rosenberg Diary" was written by Alfred Rosenberg, one of the most notorious members of the Third Reich and of the
Revamped Israeli exhibition opens at Auschwitz
AFP- From a room-length index of Holocaust victims to stick figures sketched on the walls, powerful visuals mark an Israeli exhibition opening Thursday at the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi German death camp in southern Poland.
Israeli author Yoram Kaniuk dies at age 83
Winner of numerous literary prizes for works on Holocaust, Israeli wars and culture instructed that no funeral be held; body to be ‘donated to science’.
Imams to see Holocaust horror
AFP- Muslim clerics from around the world will visit Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp in southern Poland, as part of a Holocaust awareness and anti-genocide programme .
Claude Lanzmann’s Postscript to ‘Shoah’
AFP- "The Last of the Unjust," which premiered at Cannes on Sunday, explores a moral dilemma that Lanzmann briefly touches on his 1985 masterpiece.
Habib Kazdaghli: “I am proud to continue the struggle for a modern Tunisia”
RFI-Habib Kazdaghli, Dean of Manouba University and member of the Scientific Committee for History Books of the Aladdin Project, who had been accused of slapping a Salafist student in his office at Manouba University on 6 March 2013, was acquitted by the Tunisian courts on Thursday, 2 May 2013.
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marks 20 years
AFP- Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel joined elderly Holocaust survivors Monday to mark the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's two decades of preserving the memory of the millions of people who died at the hands of the Nazis.