Holocaust Memorial Day: Hate crimes against Jews are still a reality in Europe


View of the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, on Holocaust Day, on January 27, 2014.

Anti-racist organisations express their concern over the prevalence of anti-Semitism in Europe, making specific reference to far-right parties, Jobbik in Hungary and Golden Dawn in Greece.

On the occasion of Holocaust Memorial Day, the day on which the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated, anti-racist organisations note that political parties promoting racist and xenophobic discourses which target a variety of ethnic and religious minority groups are becoming increasingly popular. In a joint statement, published by the European Network Against Racism, they criticise the fact that members of extreme right parties, like Jobbik in Hungary and Golden Dawn in Greece, ...

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