News Releases 2010
“the Goldstone Syndrome Inverts Justice, Turning the Victim into the Perpetrator Already Sentenced Before Proceedings Begin”
Paris, 2 June 2010
In a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner, Navi Pillay, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s Director for International Relations, Dr.Shimon Samuels, stated:-
Paris, 30 May 2010
The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Director for International Relations, Dr.Shimon Samuels, expressed solidarity with Sammy Ghozlan, President of the Bureau National contre l’Antisemitisme (BNVCA, French National Bureau Against Antisemitism).
Buenos Aires, 10 May 2010
A seminar sponsored by Verbe et Lumiere-Vigilance and the Simon Wiesenthal Centre-Latin America entitled “1960 – 2010: The Eichmann Case 50 Years Later – Remembrance, Lessons and Challenges for the Future”, was held at the AMIA Jewish Center,an institution,inter alia,dedicated to teacher-training for Holocaust education in Argentina.
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre - Europe(SWC-E), together with French association Verbe et Lumiere-Vigilance, joined the Russian Ministry of Education, the St Petersburg Government and the human rights group Citizens Watch, for a European Seminar on "The Lessons of World War Two", within the context of the St Petersburg StateUniversity (SPSU)annual conference on "Tolerance and Intolerance in Modern Society".
"Condemn,Investigate,and Prosecute Antisemitic Video Attacks on Eurovision Song Entry"
Paris, 27 April 2010
In a letter to the Russian Prosecutor-General, Chaika Yuri Yakovlevich, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre's Director for International Relations, Dr.Shimon Samuels, protested a virulently anitisemitic campaign against the singer and entry of the Russian Federation to the forthcoming, 29 May, Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo.