26th Annual Report of the Network of Concerned Historians: Edition 2020 (covering 91 countries)

The Annual Report 2020 of the Network of Concerned Historians (NCH) is now available in a pdf-version at the following link: http://www.concernedhistorians.org/content/ar.html 

This is the 26th Annual Report of the NCH. It contains 129 pages of news about the domain where history and human rights intersect, especially about the censorship of history and the persecution of historians, archivists, and archaeologists around the globe, as reported by various human rights organizations and other sources. It mainly covers events and developments of 2019 and 2020. This circular is sent to 3383 historians and others interested in the past all over the world.

The following 91 countries are covered in the report: Albania; Angola; Argentina; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Belarus; Belgium; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Central African Republic; Chile; China; Colombia; Congo (Democratic Republic); Croatia; Czech Republic; Denmark; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Ethiopia; Finland; France; Germany; Guatemala; Guinea; Haiti; Hungary; India; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Ivory Coast; Japan; Kenya; Korea (South); Lebanon; Libya; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Mauritania; Mexico; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Russia; Rwanda; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia/Kosovo; Singapore; South Africa; South Sudan; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Sweden; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Thailand; Tunisia; Turkey; Uganda; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Vatican; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen.

Previous NCH Annual Reports, covering the years 1995 to 2019, can be consulted on the NCH website (http://www.concernedhistorians.org/content/ar.html)

All NCH Annual Reports were compiled by Antoon De Baets. The NCH Annual Report 2020 was co-edited by Ruben Zeeman. The fact that NCH presents this news does not imply that it shares the views and beliefs of the historians and others mentioned in it.

Antoon De Baets

Network of Concerned Historians