Auschwitz

Flowers left at the Spiegelmonument in Amsterdam during the Holocaust commemoration, 28 Jan 2018
Jan 29 '18 10:14

The Holocaust was commemorated in Amsterdam on Sunday with a silent march, a ceremony and the laying of wreaths in Wertheimpark. During the ceremony, several speakers raised concerns about increasing anti-Semitism in the Netherlands and the world, NOS reports.

Mark Rutte and Lodewijk Asscher lay flowers at the Never Again Auschwitz monument in Amsterdam, 29 Jan 2017
Jan 30 '17 11:35

On Sunday Amsterdam remembered the Holocaust, the Nazi persecution of Jews in World War II, with a silent march from city hall to Wiertheimpark, where a commemoration was held. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan both spoke at the commemoration, ANP reports.

Rutte and Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher together lay a wreath ath the monument mirror Never Again Auschwitz on behalf of the government.

Aug 9 '16 12:30

The Public Prosecutor demanded 40 hours of community service against Heerlen city councilor Christian Petermann for a post on Twitter in which he compares prosecutor Anja Janssen-De Boer to a Nazi

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Jan 27 '15 08:13

Artist Ralph Prins died at the age of 88 yesterday. One of his best known works is the design for National Monument Kamp Westerbork, which was unveiled by Queen Juliana in 1970.

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Jan 25 '15 12:23

Civic leaders in the Netherlands met in Amsterdam Sunday to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. An estimated 1.1 million people died at the site in Poland, ground which the Red Army took control of on January 27, 1945.

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Jan 16 '15 14:39

January 27 marks the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of prisoners from the Nazi’s Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and extermination facility. Dutch King Willem-Alexander, his wife, Queen Máxima and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte will travel to Poland for a ceremony marking the anniversary, the government confirms in a statement.

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