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Romania

Elie Wiesel’s childhood home in Romania daubed with antisemitic graffiti

The childhood home of Holocaust survivor, renowned author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, Elie Wiesel, has been spray painted with antisemitic graffiti.

Romanian Minister of Agriculture compares incineration of pigs to the Holocaust

Romanian Minister of Agriculture Petre Daea compared the incineration of pigs to the Holocaust.

Romanian drama about Holocaust denial takes top prize at Karlovy Vary

A film about Romanian Holocaust denial won the top prize at the Karlovy Vary International film festival in the Czech Republic.

New Romanian Law on antisemitism adopted unanimously

The Romanian Chamber of Deputies adopted unanimously a bill introducing criminal sanctions for antisemitic acts.

Leading member of Romania’s ruling party says country will move embassy to Jerusalem

According to Liviu Dragnea, the president of Romania's Chamber of Deputies and a leading member of the country's ruling party, Romania will soon move its embassy to Jerusalem.

Romanian and Serbian Holocaust survivors receive restitution payments

Romanian and Serbian Holocaust survivors have received payments totaling 2.5 million Euro as a result of efforts to obtain restitution of Jewish communal property.

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