Holocaust restitution, a matter of justice

Canada is playing a leading role in securing compensation for Canadian Holocaust survivors, but there is much work to be done.

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Justin Trudeau, then Liberal leader, at an International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa, Jan. 27, 2015.
Richard Marceau
Published: Wednesday, 02/17/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 02/18/2016 10:35 am EST

On Feb. 13, the Serbian Parliament passed legislation that will address heirless and unclaimed Jewish property expropriated during the Holocaust. This is the first such legislation passed since Serbia and 45 other countries, including Canada, endorsed the 2009 Terezin Declaration on Holocaust Era Assets and Related Issues.

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