Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Auschwitz-Birkenau site – Reuters

Barracks are visualized on the site of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau in Brzezinka near Oswiecim, Poland, January 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kacper PempelWARSAW, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Anti-Semitic graffiti has been found on barracks on the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau II Nazi death camp, the Memorial and Museum running the site stated on Tuesday, condemning the function as “outrageous.” The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial protects the Auschwitz death camp established on Polish soil by Nazi Germany throughout World War Two. More than 1.1 million individuals, many of them Jews, died in gas chambers at the camp or from hunger, disease.the and cold graffiti consisted of declarations in English and German, in addition to two referrals to often-used Old Testament phrases often utilized by anti-Semites, the Memorial said in a declaration published on Twitter.” An offense against the Memorial Site – is above all, an outrageous attack on the symbol of among the best catastrophes in human history and an exceptionally painful blow to the memory of all the victims of the German Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau camp,” the memorial site tweeted.Police are putting together and evaluating documentation as well as reviewing video footage of the occurrence, after which the memorial said it would get rid of the markings.It included that the security steps at the site were being broadened but that fully confining the memorial site would not be possible for some time.Reporting by Joanna Plucinska
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