In a special session, the German Bundestag has honored the victims of the Holocaust. Its key moment was an address by Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch. In her speech, she warned against rising anti-Semitism in Europe.
The cellist was deported to Auschwitz, then to Bergen-Belsen. After a music career, she now speaks out about the Nazi atrocities. She commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day with a speech in the Bundestag.
The Bundestag has commemorated the Holocaust, for the first time with the far-right AfD present. In her speech, Auschwitz survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch praised Germany's "courageous gesture" in accepting refugees.
A tour of Sachsenhausen, a memorial to Nazi death camp victims, was disrupted in July by far-right Alternative for Germany visitors. The incident, made public by a Berlin newspaper, has prompted a belated police probe.
Munich has unveiled its new memorial system recalling thousands killed by the Nazis. The plaques will exist alongside well-known but controversial commemorative cobblestones, which are banned on Munich public ground.
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