Friday, January 27, 2006

Holocaust Remembered 61 Years Later


Auschwitz Concentration CampCOMMENTLINE
Today in history: In 1945, Soviet troops liberated the Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz and Birkenau in Poland.

Today in 2006: Take a moment and pause to consider how much yet how little the world has changed since 1945.

"Commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day is not solely [for the purpose of] reminding but also deterring," Gillerman said. "Forgetting the Holocaust, just as denying the Holocaust, sows the seeds of the next Holocaust. The world needs to guard itself even today against threats which emanate from states which are UN members."

Holocaust Remembered 61 Years Later
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- European leaders remembered the Holocaust on Friday, the 61st anniverary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, with commemorations shadowed by concern over anti-Israeli remarks by Iran's president.

German parliament remembers victims of the Holocaust
BERLIN (AFP) -- In the city where the Nazis hatched their plan to wipe out Europe's Jews, the German parliament remembered the six million victims of the Holocaust on the first international day of commemoration.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Holocaust History Project

Holocaust Timeline

Israel's UN ambassador hints Iran is planning next Holocaust
(, AP) -- In a speech before the UN General Assembly, Israel's Ambassador to the UN Dan Gillerman warned the world body that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's increasingly hostile rhetoric against Israel and his statements in favor of Holocaust denial carry with them a real threat of a future genocide.

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