Remembrance Day of Roma Victims of the Nazi Genocide

insidethegatesOn August 2, the whole world commemorates the victims of the Nazi genocide of the Roma. It was on the night of August 2-3, 1944, that the Nazis killed more than 4,000 Roma prisoners in the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp which was on the territory of modern Poland.

The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies has prepared a link where you can familiarize yourself with the topic of the Roma genocide in Nazi-occupied Ukraine in more detail.

  1. Educational and methodological guide for teachers on countering Romaphobia "Roma: myths and facts". O. Voytenko, M. Tiaglyy


       2. Mykhailo Tiaglyy’s article “Why August 2?”


      3. The exhibition "(No)Children Stories" is a traveling exhibition of 12 posters, which tell the stories of eleven children and young people (Jews, Roma and Ukrainians) who lived mainly in the occupied territories of Ukraine during the Second World War and the Holocaust. You can read these stories by following the link.


     4. Interactive guide for teachers “Babyn Yar: memory against history’s background”. The list of thematic lessons can be found in the “dates” section.


    5. Project “Roma (gypsies) genocide during the occupation of Ukraine (1941-1944): research, teaching and perpetuation of memory”


Take care of yourself and loved ones!


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