The untold chapter of Anne Frank’s story

In 2005, an archivist at New York’s YIVO Institute for Jewish Research discovered a cache of letters written in 1941 by diarist Anne Frank’s father, Otto. These urgent missives, sent to friends, relatives and government officials, detailed his dire attempts to save his wife and daughters and escape Nazi-occupied Holland. Unfortunately, the world was notoriously …

Thousands Commemorate Anniversary of Srebrenica Killings

Over 20,000 people gathered at the Srebrenica memorial site in Bosnia to mourn those killed in the July 1995 massacres and bury 71 more victims whose bodies were identified over the past year. Huge crowds of mourners gathered on Tuesday (11-7-2017) at the Srebrenica memorial site for the commemoration of the 22nd anniversary of the …

The Forgotten Horror of Ravensbrück, the Nazi Concentration Camp for Women

by Mary McGill – Dec 5 2016 Proposed by Zoe Kokalou Seventy years ago In 1946, a group of female guards stood trial for war crimes committed at an all-women concentration camp. Seventy years on, why does Ravensbrück remain a footnote in history? Seventy-years ago on December 5, 1946, the Hamburg Ravensbrück war crimes trials …

Academics In Support of Professor Homa Hoodfar

Campaign run by Women in Black The renowned Canadian-Iranian anthropologist, Professor Homa Hoodfar, has been arrested in Iran and has not had access to her lawyer, family members or to needed medical care. In early March just before her scheduled departure from Iran, the Counter Intelligence Unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard raided Prof. Hoodfar’s …