"International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 2 million Gipsies, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session." Source: Wiki
"Close your eyes and listen. Listen to the silent screams of terrified
mothers, the prayers of anguished old men and women. Listen to the tears
of children. Jewish children, a beautiful little girl among them, with
golden hair, whose vulnerable tenderness has never left me. Look and
listen as they walk towards dark flames so gigantic that the planet
itself seemed in danger."