Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz

Auschwitz Gates
January 27, 2016–

71 years ago today, Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops.
January 27th was designated as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the United Nations by a special resolution on November 1st, 2005.

“By remembering the victims and honouring the courage of the survivors and those who assisted and liberated them, we annually renew our resolve to prevent such atrocities and reject the hateful mentality that allows them.” – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon