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The Holocaust's Forgotten Victims: The 5 Million Non-Jewish People Killed By The Nazis

<i>This article was first released in 2015 but has been republished to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2016</i><p>Six million Jewish people were …

For a humane society, we must never forget

It's the site of horror. Auschwitz, the largest German concentration and extermination camp, is a symbol of Nazi delusions. A visit to the …

Holocaust memorial day: seven survivors' stories, 70 years on

Whether it was luck, early escape, or being favoured by guards for their talents, the remarkable testimony from those who survived the camps remains a powerful reminder of the horror of the Holocaust, on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.<p><b>Alice Herz-Sommer: 'the world is</b> …

Auschwitz survivors: ‘We felt a responsibility for each one’

Painstakingly thought through support offered to the fewer than 300 survivors expected at ceremony to mark 70th anniversary of camp’s liberation<p>When well over 1,000 Auschwitz survivors gathered a decade ago for the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the death and extermination camp, many …

Why we all need Holocaust Memorial Day

Anti-Semitism is on the march once more in Europe – and no free society is built on hate<p>Today, Holocaust Memorial Day, will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. This year we will also remember the 12 people killed in the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, …

Lessons of the Holocaust

To be present where so many are now absent offers students a profound insight into the realities of history, argues Tom Jackson.<p>In the editorial of …

Holocaust Memorial Day: survivors return to Auschwitz

As Holocaust survivors pray for their loved ones, politicians and dignitaries gather in London to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau<p>As <b>Holocaust survivors travelled to Auschwitz</b> to utter prayers for their murdered loved ones, a pained voice rang out, reverberating …

Auschwitz Survivors, 70 Years Later (Photos)

Personal Stories<p>January 27 is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. See the portraits and stories of some of the estimated 200,000 …

Holocaust victims remembered on 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

In Berlin on Tuesday, President Joachim Gauck will lead a commemoration at the Bundestag parliament before joining leaders and government officials …

17 haunting Holocaust memorials

Auschwitz Survivors Return to Nazi Concentration Camp After 70 Years

They shuffled forward in the snow and slush, men in their 80s and 90s, their faces fixed with determination to reach the infamous camp gate once again, this time as free men.<p>But as Mordechai Ronan got close to the entrance of Auschwitz, his composure cracked and he began weeping. "I'm a victor! I'm …

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