International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Photo: Maskot/Folio/imagebank.sweden.se

January 27 commemorates the victims of the Holocaust and the genocide that took place during the Second World War. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly on 1 November 2005.

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