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

Holocaust survivors rebuild lives and traditions in Rio de Janeiro

With millions of people displaced from their homes worldwide, a UN ceremony celebrating Holocaust survivors in Brazil, has provided a stark reminder that throughout the 75 years of the Organization’s existence, the plight of refugees has been an ever-present theme.

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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