“The Holocaust was an unprecedented manifestation of evil that you can’t just leave in the past and to oblivion”, – UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

The UN General Assembly on 1 November 2005 in its resolution established 27 January as the International day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust. The date was not chosen randomly – on this day was liberated concentration camp “Auschwitz”, he is “Auschwitz.”

What is the Holocaust?

In a broad sense, the word “Holocaust” means the persecution and extermination by the Nazis of some social and ethnic groups, such as Jews, the sick, Gypsies, homosexuals.