Holocaust survivor urges Germany to fight 'cancer' of hatred
https://str.sg/wd3KBERLIN (AFP) - In what was expected to be one of the last addresses by a Holocaust survivor to the German Parliament, Ms Inge Auerbacher appealed on Thursday (Jan 27) to keep alive the victims' memory.Fighting back tears as she recalled the suffering and loss she endured at the hands of the Nazis, Ms Auerbacher told the Bundestag as it marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day that it was essential to fight the spreading"cancer" of hatred.
"I have lived in New York for 75 years and can still remember well this terrible time of terror and hate," said Ms Auerbacher, 87, who flew to Berlin in the face of the pandemic to take part in the ceremonies."Unfortunately, this cancer has resurfaced and hatred of Jews is common in many countries of the world, including Germany," she said on the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.Read more: ST Foreign Desk »
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Copy to clipboard https://str.Protesters against Covid-19 measures who liken themselves to Jews under Nazi persecution are stoking global anti-Semitism, the Israeli government said in a report marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Thank you for your feedback.LinkedIn SHENZHEN, China : The Winter Olympics slide events are guaranteed to bring drama.
sg/wd3K BERLIN (AFP) - In what was expected to be one of the last addresses by a Holocaust survivor to the German Parliament, Ms Inge Auerbacher appealed on Thursday (Jan 27) to keep alive the victims' memory. Fighting back tears as she recalled the suffering and loss she endured at the hands of the Nazis, Ms Auerbacher told the Bundestag as it marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day that it was essential to fight the spreading"cancer" of hatred. Several US and British politicians have in recent months apologised after suggesting vaccine or lockdown policies recalled Hitler's regime. "I have lived in New York for 75 years and can still remember well this terrible time of terror and hate," said Ms Auerbacher, 87, who flew to Berlin in the face of the pandemic to take part in the ceremonies.Plus500 stands during volatile times to offer the best possible trading experience under all market conditions. "Unfortunately, this cancer has resurfaced and hatred of Jews is common in many countries of the world, including Germany," she said on the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. Such displays showed factual knowledge of the genocide was eroding, the report said, adding that some Covid-19 agitators have been"consuming and disseminating anti-Semitic conspiracy theories that Jews are responsible for the crisis and are using it for oppression, global domination, economic gain, etc". "This sickness must be healed as soon as possible," she said to applause from MPs, Chancellor Olaf Scholz and his Cabinet. The competition will be back along with the camaraderie at the Yanqing National Sliding Centre in Beijing next month.
Ms Auerbacher said she had been the last Jewish child born in her hometown of Kippenheim in 1934 before the Nazis' genocidal campaign. "There are people so fraught with hate who can, when faced with such imagery, be tipped over into action," he told Reuters.At least 18 firefighters used seven engines to battle a blaze at one buildings and have nearly brought it under control, the fire brigade said. While her grandmother was deported to Riga and murdered, Ms Auerbacher and her parents were sent to the Theresienstadt concentration camp when she was just seven years old. She recounted the abuse and horrific conditions she and her family endured, but also her close friendship at the camp with a Jewish girl her age from Berlin, Ms Ruth Nelly Abraham, who was later murdered at Auschwitz.7 million engagements - participation, sharing or"liking" - during online discussions linking the pandemic to the Holocaust. Ms Auerbacher will on Friday visit the family's home to place candles at small plaques in their memory.And it's cattle that forms part of how he wants the East African country to grow as it recovers from the global health crisis. The speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Mr Mickey Levy, who was also in attendance, embraced Ms Auerbacher and wept openly as he recited a prayer for the dead. "Covid brought Holocaust trivialisation to a summit," said Yad Vashem chairman Dani Dayan. The Beijing games will also see the Olympic debut of a women only sport, monobob, with a single driver in the sleigh.
"Keeping the memory of the Holocaust alive is a difficult task, a task placed on the shoulders of the every generation," he said. Germany has officially marked Holocaust Remembrance Day every Jan 27 since 1996, with commemorations across the country." Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, whose parents and brother were among the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and who himself survived a concentration camp as a child, had a more personal appeal during a Reuters interview. We have now built a leather industry for the shoes. Mr Scholz's spokesman Steffen Hebestreit noted that Germany would"soon have to go forward without the personal recollections of the last survivors". More On This Topic The Holocaust - never again must mankind stumble this way Of the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust, more than one million were murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau, most in its notorious gas chambers, along with tens of thousands of others including homosexuals, Roma and Soviet prisoners of war. More On This Topic. This year's anniversary is marked by growing concerns about extremist violence and incitement in Germany, particularly among militant opponents of government coronavirus restrictions.But now international programs designed to offer relief to indebted countries are starting to expire.S.
The number of crimes committed by right-wing extremists jumped in 2020 to its highest level ever recorded in the post-war period, an over five per cent rise to 23,604. More On This Topic .