German politicians commemorate Holocaust victims at Buchenwald camp

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the premier of the state of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow, on Sunday led a ceremony commemorating the victims of the Holocaust at the Buchenwald concentration camp. It was the task of democracy not to let the Nazi crimes be forgotten, Ramelow said during the ceremony commemorating 76 years since the camps of Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora were liberated. “We will not be able to transfer this memory to a museum. [Remembrance] is a daily task,” said Steinmeier. The camps stood for racial fanaticism, murder and extermination, he added. During the commemorativ…

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