January 13, 2014

August 2013

August 27, 2013 – Raoul Wallenberg Day in Sweden
Sweden has instituted an official Raoul Wallenberg Day which will be commemorated annually on every August 27, starting this year. In 2012, coinciding with the 100th birthday of the Swedish hero, the Swedish Government created a special entity which coordinated all the commemorative events worldwide. The IRWF had the honor and privilege to cooperate with this organization in several activities.
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Letter to the Editor of the Jerusalem Post

A letter to the Editor about the fate of Raoul Wallenberg written by Eduardo Eurnekian and Baruch Tenembaum was published in the Jerusalem Post on August 7, 2013.

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Article ”Raoul Wallenberg is still missing” by Tenembaum and Eurnekian, the Jerusalem Post

An article that examines the fate of Raoul Wallenberg and the attitude of the Soviet Union and Sweden in this respect was published in the Jerusalem Post on August 27, 2013.
“The fact that Wallenberg’s fate is still shrouded in mystery is the direct responsibility of the Russian authorities that are thwarting a full and unfettered access to the KGB archives. At the same time, quite sadly, this mind-boggling Russian behavior has been facilitated, to a great extent, by the unexplainable passivity of the Swedish governments in the past decades and the silence of some of the most prominent members of the Wallenberg economic empire.”
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Chairman Eduardo Eurnekian remembered Raoul Wallenberg on the 101st anniversary of his birth.

On the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg, Eduardo Eurnekian placed flowers in front of the statue of Raoul Wallenberg in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He affirmed that

“Not only that we must not forget, but we have to actively remember Wallenberg and many others who did their best to help and save lives of the persecuted people during one of the most tragic chapter of the human history”.

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