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Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism Rosenthal Visits Hungary

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 17, 2012


From July 19-22, Special Envoy Rosenthal will meet with Hungarian Government officials, Parliamentarians and representatives from the Jewish and Roma communities. She will discuss combating anti-Semitism, including condemning hate speech, Holocaust education, promoting tolerance, and the 2012 Hours Against Hate campaign.

She will meet with March of the Living (MOTL) organization. MOTL brings students from around the world to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau in memory of all Holocaust victims. The Hungarian branch organizes an annual march in Budapest to commemorate Holocaust victims.

She will also visit historical sites, museums, and memorials in Budapest.

For more information about Special Envoy Hannah Rosenthal’s work, please visit and follow her on Twitter @HannahAtState

For more information about the 2012 Hours Against Hate campaign please visit

PRN: 2012/1165


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