A day to remember the Holocaust

07-Feb-2007

By Michael Danby

A day to remember the HolocaustLast week marked the 62nd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz –Birkenau extermination camp in southern Poland by the Soviet armed forces, which took place on January 27, 1945. At the behest of the UN and the initiative of the former Secretary General of the UN, Kofi Annan, the United Nations has asked the international community to designate the anniversary of the liberation as a day for commemoration.

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