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Holocaust Remembrance Day

68 years ago the on January 27, 1945 the Auschwitz–Birkenau death camp was eliberated. Here you find some stories of survivors, commemorations around the world: President of Hungary, János Áder addresses a letter to the Jewish Community, saying that the … Continue reading

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International Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day

The first Romas were sent to Auschwitz in 1941. In February 1943, a Gypsies’ camp was set up in the Birkenau camp which imprisoned Roma people from 14 countries. April 8th was the day when the first international Roma congress, … Continue reading

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Raoul Wallenberg 1912 – 2012

On January 17th in the Hungarian National Museum the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Year was launched. Hosts of the event: minister for Foreign Affairs in Hungary Janos Martonyi and in Sweden Carl Bildt, guest of honor Yoseph Peled minister from Israel. … Continue reading

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