70 years on: avoiding a repeat of Auschwitz horrors

01'13" 27/01/2015
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Martin Schulz delivers a stirring call to end all forms of anti-Semitism, xenophobia and fascism as Parliament joins Prague in a memorial ceremony for Auschwitz victims.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Winston Churchill’s words were quoted by the Vice President of the EU Parliament on the opening of a memorial ceremony organised by the Parliament to mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.
The attacks and threats against the Jewish community today are attacks and threats against our values and identity.
Antonio Tajani
Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Clearly there is a rise of the most virulent and violent form of anti-Semitism and extremism of all kind is going on.
Charles Tannock
European Conservatives and Reformists Group
Another ceremony in the Czech Republic hosted by, amongst others, the European Jewish Congress, was shown live on a big screen.

In our parliaments, in our daily lives, on the streets, wherever, anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, and whatever kind of fascism arises, appears, we must stand up and say: “not with us”. This is the best way to set an example for our children and their children.
Martin Schulz
Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
More than 6 million Jewish people were exterminated during the Second World War. Today, Has Europe learned the lessons of history?