International Holocaust Rememberance Day 2021

This speech was delivered on the occasion of the virtual ceremony organised by the European Jewish Association on 27 January 2021.   Today we commemorate the memory of almost 6 million Jewish men, women and children killed together with other victims of Nazi cruelty during World War II in an unprecedented genocide. Among these victims, more than 25,000 were gathered at the Dossin Barracks in Mechelen to be deported to…