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The 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Concentration Camp E-mail

Press Center the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany distributes press release regarding opening of the exhibition dedicated to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. We offer it to the attention of our readers.
On January 27, 2015 world recalls the victims of the concentration camp Auschwitz in the seventieth time. Auschwitz, like no other place, represents the horrible crimes that were caused by the German side.
Museum Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine in Dnipropetrovsk opens the exhibition Nazi German Death Camp Konzentrationslager Auschwitz in order to commemorate the victims of Auschwitz. The exhibition was prepared by the Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau and illustrates the most important aspects of the history of the concentration camp, strengthening of National Socialism and the specific elements of the German terror during the occupation of Poland. The exhibition, along with photographs and documents shows the forbidden art of concentration camp prisoners and postwar testimonies of former prisoners.


The museum invited leading political representatives, the local Jewish community and members of other religious communities to the opening of the exhibition, as well as Mr. Detlef Voltaire, Consul General of Germany in Dnipropetrovsk. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany and Consulate General of Germany in Dnipropetrovsk support of the exhibition and thus continue long-term cooperation with Museum Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine.
The museum also hosts a round table Totalitarianism, the Holocaust and Modern War and Consul General will become the participant.
Further information about the Day of Remembrance:
On the eve of Remembrance Day German Foreign Minister Steinmeier said that we must keep the memory of Auschwitz: For Germany, January 27 is a day of shame. Germany acknowledges its historic responsibility for the Holocaust and Nazi crimes caused to millions of people from Poland, the former Soviet Union and other countries. And we today consider it as fortune that after the atrocities of the Third Reich, when 70 million died in World War II and six million Jews were killed, we are taken back into the world community of nations.
On the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp in Auschwitz International Committee Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel will take floor. The events of the Committee in Berlin are organized by former prisoners of Auschwitz Marian Turski from Warsaw and Eva Fagidi from Budapest together with young people from Poland, Israel and Germany.
On January 27, 2015, on the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, German Chancellor takes part in the mourning plenary session of the Bundestag in honor of the memory of the victims of National Socialism. The meeting will be attended by representatives of other constitutional bodies of Germany.

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