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Auschwitz survivors providing a warning of rising anti-Semitism and exclusion of free thinking

Certain voices of survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau were preferred not to be heard by certain state leaders, who felt as if they and their regime were attacked, or who according to them should not have received a voice because they did belong to communist and/or rebellious groups.
The negative reactions against some survivors speeches made it clear that our Western so-called civilised society has still to go a long way and has to make sure an objective education shall be given, with some good historical background and insight how manipulation and propaganda should be recognised and avoided. Continue reading

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Polish commemoration of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau

At the gates of hell survivors came together to share their memories and to give world leaders and society enough reasons to avoid such horror of the concentration and death camps to repeat. Continue reading

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Jerusalem Ballet paying tribute to Franceska Mann

Seventy-six years have passed, but few people have ever heard of Mann, even though she could easily have become a hero and a symbol. Perhaps her story sounds too far-fetched; perhaps it was simply shunted aside by the many other … Continue reading

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Luca Jahier, EESC President on the present intolerance

Part of the Speech delivered at the 543rd EESC Plenary Session by Luca Jahier, EESC President At the beginning of my mandate as President, I visited the former concentration camp of Auschwitz- and the time I spent in this place … Continue reading

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World remembers Auschwitz survivors

KL Auschwitz concentration camp was founded in 1940 by the Germans mainly with the aim of imprisoning Polish captives. Since 1942, it became Europe’s one of the biggest places of Jewish extermination, with more than 1.1 million people killed, including … Continue reading

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Black page 70 years Release – commemoration Auschwitz

Zwarte bladzijde (Black page) on the Dutch Public Broadcasting channels 1 & 2: Auschwitz Konzentrationslager 70 years release – commemoration Auschwitz • NPO 1 15.00 Andere Tijden (Other times) • NPO 2 • 21.20 Night will fall • NPO 2 … Continue reading

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Zwarte bladzijde 70 jaar bevrijding – Herdenking Auschwitz

Zwarte bladzijde: Auschwitz Konzentrationslager 70 jaar bevrijding – Herdenking Auschwitz • NPO 1 ‘15.00 Andere tijden • NPO 2 • 21.20 Night will fall • NPO 2 • 23.00: Op 27 januari 1945, vandaag precies 70 jaar geleden, werd het … Continue reading

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