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Jan Hauer: Intolerance is rising, the victims of Nazism must be remembered

Terezín, 29.1.2015 20:05, (ROMEA)

Jan Hauer (68) traveled to Terezín on Tuesday to honor the memory of the Romani victims of the Holocaust. "We must constantly remember what the Nazis did, not only to the Jews, but also to the Roma, the Sinti and other nations, especially today, when racial intolerance is increasing," Hauer said at the National Cemetery after attending a prayer service for the dead organized by the Konexe organization as part of its commemoration of Romani victims.

Hauer's mother was interned at Lety and then transported to Terezín. She suffered both tuberculosis and typhus but ultimately managed to survive; some of Hauer's other Sinti relatives perished at Lety or in Auschwitz.

ROMEA, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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Holocaust, Holokaust Romů po Česku, Lety u Písku, Rozhovory, Terezín



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