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History week: Commemoration of the 66th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

Parliamentary Assembly President Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will join personalities and academics in calling for peace and for a rejection of historical revisionism at a 1 February ceremony at Auschwitz.

The ceremony of Commemoration of the 66th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz is organised by the Aladdin Project, UNESCO and Paris City Council, with the support of the French government.

The event, which takes place at the site of the infamous concentration camp in Poland, will be attended by many personalities, politicians and academics from countries with diverse religions and cultural traditions who will appeal for a rejection of all forms of racism, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and exclusion.

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Video of Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland Speech @ 2011 International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

Speeches: Thorbjørn Jagland & Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

File: Holocaust and remembrance

Book: Crossroads of European Histories – Multiple Outlooks on Five Key Moments in the History of Europe (CD + Book) (2009)

Education: History Teaching

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