Holocaust Day marked at Nazi death camp Auschwitz

RIP, Auschwitz, May you always be remembered and never repeated… During World War II, the Nazi forces sent European Jews and other ‘Undesirables’, were sent here to be sorted into those to be worked to death or gassed immediately. Those who remained alive were in tragic condition. But 65 years ago, the remaining inmates were liberated by the Allied Forces. A skeleton of the original camp remains today as an “eternal” memorial to those who were sacrificed there.

Let us reflect upon the culture that allowed such camps to exist and work to prevent it from happening again. Human life is worth more than that…

    

BBC News – Holocaust Day marked at Nazi death camp Auschwitz 
news.bbc.co.uk

Events have taken place at Auschwitz to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, as the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day.

Elderly survivors gathered in freezing weather in Poland, where the camp was built under German occupation.

Israel’s prime minister and president urged that the Holocaust should never be forgotten, mourned its dead, and warned of a new danger posed by Iran.

More than a million people were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz.

The great majority were Jews but they also included non-Jewish Poles, Roma Gypsies and Soviet prisoners of war.

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