Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Holocaust survivors from the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz in Poland. Along with the Jews, thousands of Roma (Gypsies) were also slaughtered. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30996555 http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/gypsies.html
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When good men do nothing
Today is December 16, International Roma Holocaust Day. Let’s remember the Roma Holocaust (over 500,000 killed along with the 6,000,000 Jews) as a warning to stand up for the helpless. ‘As God has been merciful to us, we bear forth the image of this mercy to the world. We are called to “give justice toContinue reading “When good men do nothing”
Dec. 16, International Day of the Roma Holocaust
December 16 is International Day of the Roma Holocaust since on this day in 1942, ‘Himmler ordered that the Romani candidates for extermination should be deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. For the Romani people of Europe, this order was equivalent to the January 20 decision of that same year, made at the Wannsee Conference, at which NaziContinue reading “Dec. 16, International Day of the Roma Holocaust”
December 16th marks International Day of the Roma Holocaust
The European Roma Union – Office in Belgrade on December 16th marks International Day of the Roma Holocaust, with series of reminders of the Roma victims in The First and Second World War from Southeast Europe.