In the former concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau was on Monday remembered that the camp was 75 years ago, it was liberated by the advancing Soviet army. Dozens of world leaders at the opening ceremony are present.
At the ceremony of commemoration in Poland, there were several heads of state and government, including prime minister Mark Rutte, king Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima. Well attended, about two hundred of the survivors of the Holocaust, and several relatives of the victims in the ceremony of commemoration in the.
They were silent, for a total of six million Jews, Sinti and Roma by the nazis and killed during world War ii. About 1.1 million people were murdered at Auschwitz.
Prior to the memorial service presented several of the attendees as a sign to the dodenmuur in a concentration camp.
Among the guests were several dignitaries, including king Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima. (Photo: Reuters)
Holocaustoverlevende: “don’t Be indifferent,’
The ceremony, which took place at the ‘gates of Death’, the infamous entrance gate in Birkenau, it was around 15: 45 hours, was opened by the Polish president, Andrzej Duda.
There was some Holocaustoverlevenden of the word. She told me about the horrible period of time in which they were in the camp were prisoners, the death marches, to which they were required to attend and members of their families who perished in the gas chambers.
The speakers have translated their stories into the present day by, among others, to show how the issue of anti-semitism, racism and discrimination are still widespread in today’s society. Also, in the present, the message will not be indifferent to it. “Otherwise, there will be a second Auschwitz, out of the blue”, a symbol of one of them.
The “Gate of Death”, was covered by a large tent in the course of the celebration. The old one was covered with glass. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Other countries were also responsible for ‘Auschwitz’
Then it was the turn of Ronald Lauder, who in his speech on behalf of the foundation and The Pillars of Remembrance go directly to the site of the world leaders, focused. The president of the World Jewish congress has met with the heads of government of the fact of how their own countries during the Second world War and in total silence watched how the nazis and the Jews out of their homes, were at the Others, and that helped with the transportation of the Jews.”
By failing to act, could Hitler have extermination camps were build up, reasoning he had. As a result, the other nations involved in the genocide, according to Lauder. His words were received with a standing round of applause.
The closing address was by Piotr Cywiński, the director of the Auschwitz Memorial. During the celebration, there were also pieces of music to hear and movies to see from the water.
Prior to the memorial service presented several of the attendees as a sign to the dodenmuur in a concentration camp. (Photo: Reuters)
75 years of the liberation of Auschwitz, the answers to your questions about the camp
102.000 names will be read aloud in the camp
In the context of the memorial service in Auschwitz, in the former concentration Camp of Westerbork, in the province of Drenthe, Wednesday, and Friday, the names were read of all of the 102.000 from the Netherlands, who had been deported and murdered the victims.
Sunday was the National Holocaust Commemoration was held at the Spiegelmonument in Amsterdam, the netherlands. Prime minister mark Rutte gave a speech to apologize for the attitude of the time of the Dutch government regarding the Persecution of the jews.
162Auschwitz 75 years, delivered: to Whom was the kampbeulen?
75 years after Auschwitz: the stories of three of the victims