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Serbia

Serbia adopts IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

Serbia is the latest country to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism.

Serbian Parliament votes to establish memorial centre at Staro Sajmište

The Serbian parliament voted in favour of establishing a memorial centre at the Staro Sajmište site to remember those killed at the Nazi concentration camp in occupied Belgrade during World War II.

Serbia vows to block plan to turn Nazi death camp sites into shops

Serbia will adopt a law to create a memorial centre in Belgrade for tens of thousands of Jews, Serbs and Roma killed by Nazis in World War II, preventing plans to redevelop two concentration camp sites into commercial space.

Outcry as pre-school sets up in former Nazi concentration camp in Serbia

Although attempts to proposed Holocaust memorial on site of a former nazi concentration camp since the early 1990s, progress to approve it has been slow. In the meantime, parts of the site have been sold to private owners.

Belgrade Jews accuse opposition leader of embracing Nazi ally fans

Belgrade's Jewish community denounced comments from a Serbian opposition leader that appeared to embrace supporters of a Nazi collaborator.

Israeli president thanks Serbia for Holocaust restitution law

Serbia passed a law that allows for the restitution of heirless and unclaimed Jewish property seized during the Holocaust to the Jewish community.

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