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UNESCO launches Holocaust education website

The U.N. culture and education agency has teamed up with the World Jewish Congress to launch a website to counter Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism.

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and WJC President Ronald Lauder unveiled the interactive "Facts about the Holocaust " site at the cultural agency's Paris headquarters on Monday.

It features a trove of historical information about the Holocaust, including testimonies and it is linked to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Online Holocaust Encyclopedia .

The new site has been conceived to combat what UNESCO calls "increased hate and disinformation online" on Jewish issues. It comes five...

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