International Remembering day of the Roma Holocaust

2 August 2007

On the night of 2-3 August 1944, the "Gypsy camp" at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp was liquidated after the last group of nearly 3000 Roma inmates there were gassed.
Tomorrow, 2 August 2007, will be the 63rd anniversary of the dire massacre. On that day European Roma pay their tribute to their assasinated fellows, remebering the Roma Holocaust, the Pharrajimos.

The Hungarian Budapest located Roma Civil Right`s Foundation, Romedia Foundation and the Roma Versitas Foundation are jointly arranging their traditional commemoration ceremony at the memorial monument in the Nehru Park, on the riverside of the Duna  at 5 o`clock Thursday afternoon.