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Ban 'deeply saddened' by death of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was “deeply saddened” to learn the passing yesterday of Elie Wiesel, 87, a Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and long-standing UN Messenger of Peace.

Ban honours memory of Holocaust victims at New York synagogue

Visiting Park East Synagogue in New York City to honour the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on people to work together “to build bridges and end anti-Semitism, bigotry against Muslims, and all other forms of hatred.”

UN remembers man who saved 669 children during Holocaust

The heroic acts of a British man who saved 669 Jewish children from near certain death were remembered this morning at the UN’s Holocaust Remembrance Day events.

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Remembering Holocaust, Ban urges all to denounce ideologies that pit people against each other

Marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to denounce political and religious ideologies that set people against people.