More than a dozen heads of State, including German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the israeli president Reuven Rivlin , will take part in the ceremonies, starting from 15.30 at the "Door of Death", where arrived the train arrived.
At Auschwitz 1.1 million people have lost their lives in the gas chambers of the camp or of starvation, cold and disease. Established by nazi Germany in occupied Poland in 1940, initially to house Polish political prisoners, it became the largest of the killing centers was put into practice the "final Solution", the plan of hitler, who foresaw the destruction complete of the jews.
Speaking to Reuters, David Harris, head of the American Jewish Committee, stressed that anti-semitism is fueled by different groups, by suprematisti white of the extreme right to the jihadists and the extreme left. “In western Europe the jews think twice before wearing a kippah, the first to go in a synagogue, before entering a supermarket kosher”.
“Governments and muslim communities should do more to combat anti-semitism,” stressed Mohammed al-Issa, the leader of the world League muslim, after having visited Auschwitz last week.
According to a survey of 2019 of the Anti-Defamation League, about one in four european nourishes attitudes “pernicious and pervasive” vis-à-vis the jews, compared to 19% of north americans. In Germany, 42% agreed that "jews still speak too much of what happened in the Holocaust”.
Piotr Cywinski , head of the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau, he wanted to launch a warning against indifference: "Two years ago we witnessed the genocide of the Rohingya and no one cared," he said. The same happens in China, with hundreds of thousands of uighurs locked up in "re-education camps," while there is growing violence against the jews. During the genocide in Rwanda in the Nineties, "they were being sung by thousands of voices of protest, while today there is only silence," he continued, Cywinski. At Auschwitz, he concluded, "people are not only in search of history and memory, but also of answers to the questions of today."
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