Today, the world public respects the former Auschwitz camp and other places of thousands and thousands of Roma and Sinti, victims of the Holocaust, on the day when the Nazis liquidated 2.897 detainees - the remaining Roma in the camp that was erected in the south of the then occupied Poland.

On the Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust of Roma on a certain day of August 2, because then in 1944 the Nazis in the gas chambers liquidated the last 2,887 prisoners from the so-called Roma camp. Throughout Auschwitz, the largest Nazi factory of death in occupied Europe passed over 23,000 Roma, and the release on January 27, 1945, 21,000 of them did not welcome it.  

In addition to Jews and Poles, the Roma were the largest nation in the camp and deported from 14 European states in the Birkenau camp, 32 barracks where most of them did not survive due to illness, hunger and exhausting life while the other Nazis liquidated them in the gas chambers.  

This date is also accepted by the Council of Europe, and at the initiative of Roma organizations and the celebration of a part of Europe.

On this day, commemorations and other activities mark the suffering of Roma in Europe during the Second World War, where more than 500,000 Roma were killed, but the final number can never be confirmed.  


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