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Announcements/Reports

15.11.2017

The situation of the Rohingya people in Myanmar: “A bitter and very painful conclusion”

In September this year the International Auschwitz Committee already spoke out against the persecution and sufferings of the Rohingya people that has been intensifying since October 2016 in Myanmar. In August 2017 the army increased the mass murders and acts of rape as they scoured the Rohingya...  ... The situation of the Rohingya people in Myanmar: “A bitter and very painful conclusion”

05.11.2017

The commemorative inverted B is now travelling from Kassel to Oswiecim: the message from the survivors had become a part of Kassel and the documenta 14

On Monday 6 November, the International Auschwitz Committee’s 5.2-tonne sculpture of the letter B, which acts as a reminder of the secret act of defiance of Auschwitz prisoners when they deliberately inverted the letter B in the cynical inscription above the main camp gate “Work makes you free”...  ... The commemorative inverted B is now travelling from Kassel to Oswiecim: the message from the survivors had become a part of Kassel and the documenta 14

06.10.2017

Kazuo Ishiguro visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial

On 6 October 1999 the British author Kazuo Ishiguro visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial at the invitation of the International Auschwitz Committee.  ... Kazuo Ishiguro visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial

05.10.2017

IAC welcomes Literature Nobel Prize for Kazuo Ishiguro

The International Auschwitz Committee is especially pleased with this year’s award of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the British writer Kazuo Ishiguro.  ... IAC welcomes Literature Nobel Prize for Kazuo Ishiguro