“The world is a dangerous place to live in; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”
(Albert Einstein – refugee from Nazi Germany)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

International Remembrance Day of Roma Victims of the Pharraimos (Holocaust) 2012

The second of August was the Day in 1944 where more than 3000 Roma und Sinti in Auschwitz-Birkenau, have been gassed and gone through the fire. Remember and remind

on Thursday, 2 August 2012, at 6 pm
in Budapest IX. Nehru part (quay)(2) at the Roma Holocaust Memorial.(3)

The Roma Holocaust Memorial can be accessed by a few-minutes walk to the north from the Pestside abutment of the Petőfi bridge.

(2) http://wikimapia.org/3867224/hu/Nehru-part
(3) http://wikimapia.org/9392076/hu/Roma-holokauszt-eml%C3%A9km%C5%B1
(4) recently, the Memorial has been desecrated by neo-Nazis several times.
(5) The International Remembrance Day of Roma Victims of the Pharraimos (Holocaust)has become an action day since 2009 http://www.causes.com/causes/313303-international-remembrance-day-of-roma-victims-of-the-pharraimos-holocaust/about

(6) Some videos calling for the event in Hungarian: http://antifa-hungary.blogspot.com/2012/08/roma-holokauszt-nemzetkozi-emleknap-2012.html
(7) Commemoration throughout Hungarian:  http://goo.gl/maps/T9rXO
     In other countries: http://goo.gl/maps/T9rXO

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