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‘I feel guilty I survived;’ youngest Schindler’s list Holocaust survivor tells United Nations her st
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018
‘I feel guilty I survived;’ youngest Schindler’s list Holocaust survivor tells United Nations her st
More than seven decades after the end of the Holocaust, Eva Lavi – the youngest living Holocaust survivor saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler – still feels guilty that she survived when so many of the Jewish children her age at that time were killed, including her cousins.Read Full Article ...
 
Davos: UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
Davos: UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination
With major companies joining the growing list of early adopters of United Nations standards to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI...
 
‘We are all at risk’ when humanity’s values are abandoned; UN honours memory of Holocaust victims
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
‘We are all at risk’ when humanity’s values are abandoned; UN honours memory of Holocaust victims
Calling on the world to “stand together against the normalization of hate, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed in his message for th...
 
The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors: Keeping the memory alive
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Tuesday, 23 January 2018
The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors: Keeping the memory alive
After the Second World War, 90 per cent of the Holocaust survivors were between 16 and 45 years old. Today, the youngest survivors, who were born in the last p...
 
Bring human rights to discussion tables and into decisions at Davos, UN experts urge
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Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Bring human rights to discussion tables and into decisions at Davos, UN experts urge
With world leaders converging in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, a group of United Nations human rights experts has called on governme...
 
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