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Nuremberg: Justice in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

Exhibition TypeIn-house exhibition
Event DateOctober 15, 2007–July 31, 2008
VenueVancouver Holocaust Education Centre
DescriptionOver 60 years after the Allies established the International Military Tribunal to try Nazi leaders for their roles in the systematic murder of millions of people during the Holocaust and Second World War, the Nuremberg trials stand as a watershed moment in the ongoing pursuit of international justice. The Nuremberg exhibition traces the history of the trials, highlighting their accomplishments, controversies and legacies, and considers human rights issues that demand response and resolve from the international community today.
The online Nuremberg exhibition offers access to primary documents related to the pursuit of justice in the aftermath the Holocaust. Accompanying classroom support material guides student discussion and activities about the Nuremberg trials and their ongoing implications.