Evil of Holocaust still threatens world, Annan says ahead of special UN Assembly session

The evil that killed 6 million Jews and others in the Nazi death camps 60 years ago still threatens the world, and the global community must ensure that such horror never occurs again, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today ahead of next week's special session of the General Assembly to commemorate the camps' liberation.

General Assembly to mark 60th anniversary of liberation of Nazi death camps

The United Nations, founded 60 years ago on the principle of "never again" after the horrors of the Nazi holocaust, announced today that it will hold a special General Assembly session later this month to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps.