International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
January 27, 2016
27 January as an annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust - observed with ceremonies and activities at United Nations Headquarters in New York and at UN offices around the world. Recalling the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations General Assembly reaffirms that 'the Holocaust, which resulted in the murder of one-third of the Jewish people along with countless members of other minorities, will forever be a warning to all people of the dangers of hatred, bigotry, racism and prejudice".
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