Foreign Ministry's message: Dramatic episode of Holocaust remains lesson of national and universal history

The dramatic episode of the Holocaust remains a lesson of national and universal history that should never be forgotten, in the current international context, marked by the rise in intolerance, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) states.

A poster on the metro

"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously," the American politician Hubert H. Humphrey said. Neither does it oblige one to offer a platform to the speaker in question, one might add.

KIS condemns repeated vandalism of Trikala's Jewish sites

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) condemned on Friday the second vandalism of a Jewish site in Trikala, Thessaly, within two days and called for the arrest of the perpetrators and the proper guarding of the site by municipal authorities.
The perpetrators destroyed part of the fence of the town's Holocaust Monument and removed the Star of David.

Sarajevo Politician Champions Legislation to Outlaw Hate Speech

Damir Marjanovic, a member of the Sarajevo Canton parliament from the liberal, multi-ethnic Nasa Stranka (Our Party), told BIRN that he has filed the proposal for new legislation to the Cantonal Assembly because there is a real need for a clear and precise law that will enable people to be sanctioned for hate speech.

The NSI Is Seeking for Innovative Approaches to Collect Data from the Minorities

The National Statistical Institute (NSI) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) start work on the project "New Approaches for Generating Data on Hard-to-reach Populations at Risk of Violation of Their Rights", Diana Yancheva - Deputy Chairman of the NSI told reporters.