To the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland have a special place in the history, is indisputable.
It was at this 'factory', that the germans invented industrial mass murder, which during the Second world War cost the lives of more than a million people.
today is Auschwitz, transformed into a memorial, which all have the opportunity to visit.
against this background it might seem obvious that one must behave respectfully on the ground, but on Wednesday had to the Auschwitz Memorial on Twitter send out a notice directed at a particular group of guests.
When you come to @AuschwitzMuseum remember you are at the site where over 1 million people were killed. Respect their memory. There are better places to learn how to walk on a balance beam than the site which symbolizes the deportation of hundreds of thousands to their deaths. pic.twitter.com/TxJk9FgxWl— Auschwitz Memorial (@AuschwitzMuseum) 20. march 2019
'Remember that you are in a place where over a million people were killed. Please respect their memory', they write, among other things in the ad, which also highlights that there are 'better places to practice her balance than the railroad tracks in Auschwitz'.
the ad, which has received more than 20,000 responses, has already been featured in numerous media including the BBC.
'This is really a key lookup, since our camera-habits are completely out of control', is one of the many comments that tweetet has brought.
'I do not understand people that uses Auschwitz to take happy seflies, when it is at the same time is a place, where there were murdered thousands of innocent people', writes another.
A selfie in Auschwitz, has in the past caused a great deal of debate, since a selfie of the smiling teen Breanna Mitchell went out in the world.
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