Culture and history

Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism on 27 January 2011

On 27 January, the German Bundestag held a Ceremony of Remembrance for the victims of National Socialism. Parliament has held a ceremony each year since 1996 on this date, on which the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated in 1945. The guest speaker this year was Mr Zoni Weisz (pictured), a Holocaust survivor from the Netherlands and representative of the Sinti.

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