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Placed: 31.01.2018 09:54:03

Odessites honored the memory of Holocaust victims

The ceremonies dedicated to the Day of Holocaust victims and ghetto prisoners’ memory were held in Odessa

On January 30, 2018 the ceremony of laying flowers at the monument to the victims of Holocaust and ghetto prisoners was held in Odessa.

The ceremony of laying flowers at the monument the "Road of Death" was attended by: the city and region authorities, former prisoners of ghetto and concentration camps, diplomats, representatives of Jewish centers and organizations, various arms of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, heads of educational institutions, schoolchildren and public.

The memory of Holocaust victims was honored with a minute of silence and there were lit six funeral candles.

  

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The UN General Assembly declared January 27 the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust. The UN resolution states the inadmissibility of denying the Holocaust as a historical event, and also calls for development of educational programs aimed at strengthening the historical memory of the genocide victims, protecting the historical monuments of the places where mass killings of Jews took place.


 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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