Guterres speaks out on Holocaust Remembrance Day

White House nails Holocaust Remembrance statement on just its second try

White House nails Holocaust Remembrance statement on just its second try

It also pays tribute to the strength, courage and resilience of the more than 40,000 Holocaust survivors who found a home in Canada, and profoundly shaped our country and society.

President marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday by tweeting a message of resolve to prevent another genocide.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day falls each year on January 27, the day the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camps were liberated. "And I have to say that this event at the European Parliament was very solemn and arranged in such a way that Europe understands what the cost of the Second World War was", Jakobson told ERR's radio news.

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Hungarian Holocaust survivor, Katalin Sommer, lights a candle at the Victims' Memorial Wall bearing names of victims during a commemoration marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, on the eve of the actual day. "On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we acknowledge this dark stain on human history and vow to never let it happen again". In words, jokes, editorials and posts on social media: "Hatred wasn't born in a concentration camp: it was born in the hearts and minds of people who casually spread it around their neighbourhoods, families and communities". That biggest site of crimes and cruelty symbolises all the other places where during the Nazi and Fascist regimes six million children, women and men were systematically tortured and killed just because they were Jews and because they belonged, according to the monstrous Nazi ideology, to an unwanted group. We will bear witness.

The White House press secretary at the time, Sean Spicer, dismissed the criticism of the statement as "ridiculous", noting Trump had "recognized the tremendous loss of life that came from the Holocaust".

In the HET memorial book, Mr Corbyn wrote: "We should never forget the Holocaust: The millions who died, the millions displaced and cruel hurt their descendants have suffered".

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