International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Holocaust survivor makes human rights his life’s work

From the ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland to the concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Sachsenhausen, American Judge Thomas Buergenthal began life with all odds stacked against him.

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Anne Frank’s childhood friend says world still hasn’t learned about genocide

A Holocaust survivor and former playmate of one of history’s most tragic figures has a message for the world about genocide: “We haven’t really learned.”

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Story of “Japan’s Schindler” shows how one can make a difference

A Japanese diplomat who rescued 6,000 Jewish families fleeing Nazi persecution in Lithuania showed how one person can make a difference, Cellin Gluck, the Director of a movie entitled "Persona Non Grata" has said.

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Nazis used “strong graphic images, swastika” to rise to prominence

The Nazi party in Germany used “strong graphic images” like the swastika to brand themselves and make the “jump from obscurity to political prominence”, Steven Luckert, Senior Programme Curator for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has said.

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