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The United Nations Holocaust Programme partnered with the State of Israel
to observe the 50th Anniversary of The Eichmann Trial

“The Trial of Adolf Eichmann: 50 Years Later”
Roundtable Discussion

The United Nations, in partnership with the State of Israel, marked the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann, the mastermind behind the systematic mass deportation and murder of European Jews during the Holocaust, with a round-table discussion on 23 April in the North Lawn Building. Titled “The Trial of Adolf Eichmann:  50 Years Later”, the round table examined the trial’s influence on society and on justice and accountability in the 21st century. An interactive discussion with the audience followed the speakers’ presentations.





An entrance ticket to the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Jerusalem, 1961


Speakers:


Israeli Minister Yossi Peled, Holocaust survivor and retired General
Mark S. Ellis, Executive Director, International Bar Association
Amos Hausner, attorney and son of Gideon Hausner, the trial’s Chief Prosecutor
Deborah Lipstadt, Professor at Emory University and author of The Eichmann Trial
Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate, UN Messenger of Peace, Holocaust survivor and former journalist who covered the Eichmann trial for The Forward

Moderator: Ramu Damodaran, Deputy Director for Partnerships and Public Engagement, Outreach Division, United Nations Department of Public Information

 

 

The exhibit "With Me Are Six Million Accusers: The Eichmann Trial in Jerusalem" will be on view at the United Nations through 28 May 2012.