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"Arbeit macht frei" gate at Auschwitz Death Camp

On 27 January we commemorate victims of the Holocaust. 

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005 in order to make future generations sensitive to the tragedy of the Holocaust and so prevent in that way any future acts of genocide.

The Day is commemorated on 27 January, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau German Nazi concentration camp, the site that witnessed the carnage of at least a million of Hungarian, Polish, French, Czech, Slovak and Greek Jews as well as those from other countries, and around a hundred twenty thousand other prisoners (Poles, Roma, Soviet captives and others).

>> Learn more about 27 January

>> Between life and death. Stories of rescue during the Holocaust 

>> Read "Remembrance and Solidarity Studies: Holocaust / Shoah"

>> Watch "Memento"

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