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Persecutions > Human rights and crimes against humanity

Honouring the Righteous is very important for the humanity

Dyana Shaloufi-Rizek is the director of the Museum in Wahat al Salam ~ Neve Shalom, a village inhabited by Israelis and Palestinians willing to coexist peacefully. On 31 May she will be honouring the members of a Circassian village in the Caucasus who rescued 31 Jewish children in the Holocaust.


Persecutions > Human rights and crimes against humanity

Tahir Elçi, murder without culprits

The assassination of the Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist, head of the Diyarbakir Bar Association, is another political crime without culprits. Five months after the murder, the experts engaged for further investigations concluded that it was impossible to determine the conditions of the shooting.


Gardens > Milan Garden

Green City Milano at the Garden of the Righteous

From 13 to 15 May Milan will enjoy the return of Green City Milano, the great celebration dedicated to the city's green areas. A three-day performance of meetings, events, laboratories, promenades and initiatives, including theatrical show Il Memorioso by Paola Bigatto, with Massimiliano Speziani. 


Culture > Memory

We(l)come to read: Who Betrayed the Jews?

Agnes Grunwald-Spier is a member of Gariwo Scientific Committee. Born in Budapest in 1944, she was sent to the ghetto and was liberated in January 1945. She now published Who Betrayed the Jews? a groundbreaking study about the ways Jews were betrayed by their fellow countrymen in the Holocaust.


Gardens > Others in Italy

A tree for Dr. Andrea Loriga

Andrea Loriga, municipal doctor of Binasco since 1938, actively opposed the fascist regime and in September 1944 took the family of Jewish lawyer Augusto Weiller into safety to Switzerland. The city hall of Binasco, upon initiative of Centro Culturale La Tenda, dedicated an oak and a stone to his memory.


Persecutions > Persecution prevention

Trees for the Righteous in US campuses?

Interview with prof. David Simon about he ISIS threat, the doctrine of "Responsibility to Protect" and the latest developments in the studies about Armenia, Cambodia and Rwanda. With a wish: that US students plant trees for the Righteous in their faculty campuses


Our testimony: Nadia Murad

the analysis

"Human beings should not be merchandise"

editorial by Martina Landi, Gariwo Editorial Staff, 12 May 2016

"I told about the story of my community, subject to a true genocide, and of all the communities of Irak and Syria. I talked about 6,000 Yazidi women and children submitted to spiritual, sexual and physical slavery. Then I talked about myself". The words of Nadia Murad, witness to the Yazidi genocide.

Armenia 1915 - 2016

Our common dream

Prof. Malkassian and other prominent Armenian and Turkish intellectuals committed to dialogue and reconciliation renewed the 2014 appeal to an era of peace in the Caucasus, denouncing the current resumption of violence. In French.


Metz Yeghern

During the era of World War 1 (1914-1918), in the territory of the ex-Ottoman empire, the genocide of Turkey’s Armenian population took place (1915-1923); it was the first genocide of the twentieth century. The government of the “Young Turk’s,” who seized power in 1908, eliminated the entire Armenian population who had been present in the area since the end of the seventh century B.C. 


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