Concentration Camps


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Concentration Camps

where millions of Jews were starved, experimented on, and exterminated by Nazis (1939–1945). [Eur. Hist.: Misc.]
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Several other Republicans weighed in with criticism, including Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) who said that "comparing the men and women serving our country to concentration camp guards (does) the Congress and country a great disservice."
The Council of National Minorities of BiH calls on all the citizens to join representatives of Roma associations in Bosnia and Herzegovina on this International Day of Remembrance of Roma victims of the Holocaust, who will visit Donja Gradina Memorial on August 2, and pay tribute to the tens of thousands of Roma killed in the system of the Jasenovac concentration camp.
Throughout history, proponents of white supremacy and other racist ideologies across the world have used concentration camps to unleash their primitive violence on those who they have deemed inferior and unworthy of normal human life - whether it is in war-torn Yugoslavia, or Khmer-Rouge-ruled Cambodia, or colonial-era Kenya, etc.
We continue to live in a world where governments, in the name of creating better citizens, have created modern concentration camps. The words of Dr Elkins about the government policy that 'only by detaining nearly the entire Kikuyu population of 1.5 million people and physically and psychologically atomising its men, women and children could colonial authority be restored and the civilizing mission reinstated' should give us chills.
Recently, AOC compared the detention of illegal immigrants to the treatment of Nazi concentration camp prisoners.
immigrant detention centers are not like Auschwitz, genocide historians remind that not all concentration camps are extermination camps--and even the latter didn't start that way.
The exchange ignited a flurry of debate across the tweeter sphere, seeking to define concentration camps differently than Nazi death camps where 6 million Jews perished, or the internment camps where Japanese-American citizens were held after the Pearl Harbor attack that prompted U.S.
Representatives of the Embassy laid a wreath at the central monument to the concentration camp where prisoners from the Soviet Union republics were held, Kyrgyzstan among them.
The governor of Xinjiang in March directly dismissed comparisons to concentration camps, saying the facilities being operated were "the same as boarding schools".
Visit The BB members went to Dachau concentration camp
The date also marks the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest Nazi concentration camp, by Soviet troops in 1945.
Earlier this month, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, Johann Rehbogen, went on trial in the western city of Muenster accused of complicity in mass murder at the Stutthof camp in occupied Poland.

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