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Announcements/Reports

18.04.2018

Anti-Semitism - Reactions to the Echo Award: defending a steadfast democracy and the clarity of the basic law

Auschwitz survivors are grateful for and enheartened by the many responses of outrage and support following the award of the Echo music prize to the anti-Semitic rap duo Kollegah / Farid Bang with their lyrics expressing contempt not only towards former Auschwitz prisoners. They are especially...  ... Anti-Semitism - Reactions to the Echo Award: defending a steadfast democracy and the clarity of the basic law

11.04.2018

Echo participation of Kollegah/Farin Bang: a blatant insult to the survivors

Despite scrutiny by a so-called ethics council, the rapper duo Kollegah/Farin Bang are still taking part in the German Echo Awards ceremony. This is seen as a blatant insult to the survivors of the Holocaust and as a shameful affair for Germany. To the survivors it feels like a massive breach of...  ... Echo participation of Kollegah/Farin Bang: a blatant insult to the survivors

02.04.2018

ECHO nomination for Kollegah / Farid Bang: Auschwitz survivors are outraged

Auschwitz survivors in the International Auschwitz Committee are outraged by the nomination of the rap duo Kollegah/Farid Bang for the Germany’s ECHO Music Prize, despite their texts that are regularly filled with hatred and fantasies of violence.  ... ECHO nomination for Kollegah / Farid Bang: Auschwitz survivors are outraged

15.03.2018

‘Because of Auschwitz’: survivors invite the new German foreign minister Heiko Maas to visit Oswiecim

Auschwitz survivors throughout the world are grateful, and impressed by one of the new German foreign minister’s first position declarations saying he entered politics “because of Auschwitz”. The survivors are offering a warm welcome to the minister to visit the Auschwitz and Birkenau Memorial as...  ... ‘Because of Auschwitz’: survivors invite the new German foreign minister Heiko Maas to visit Oswiecim

12.03.2018

On the death of the former SS man Oskar Gröning

In Oswiecim, Christoph Heubner, Executive Vice President of the International Auschwitz Committee, commented on the death of Oskar Gröning, a former SS man in Auschwitz:  ... On the death of the former SS man Oskar Gröning