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Sunday, January 27, 2008

We call for Holocaust Memorial Day to be commemorated in Gibraltar

Equality Rights Group GGR has today once more called for Gibraltar to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day, which was celebrated across Europe on Sunday.

“It’s about time Gibraltar also commemorated this day, along with the rest of Europe,” Chairman Felix Alvarez (left) said.

“The hatred and discrimination which led to the terrible tragedy of the Holocaust must never be forgotten. It is an important commitment to the value of humanity that annual commemoration should take place around that historic tragedy.

“As a group, GGR has on many occasions made this call. We will continue to do so and once more ask all sectors of this community to unite in commemorating the importance of fundamental human values in a specific annual event which can only enrich our community in tolerance and understanding,” Mr Alvarez ended.