- Argentina eliminates two unfortunate remains of its past
- Buenos Aires Herald. A vicious circular
- El País. Argentina removes an old stain
- Clarin. Controversial secret discriminatory law against jews repealed
- Infobae. Yesterday the Government abolished a harmful and racist policy
- Interfaith report
- Monsignor Beniamino Schivo, savior
- The guardians of Holland
- Appeal to people rescued by saviors of humanity
On Wednesday June 8th, 2005, a ceremony held by national president Néstor Kirchner in the Salón Sur of Government House, issued a decree repealing a strictly confidential document that was deeply discriminatory and had been hidden for the last sixty six years.
Many people date Argentina’s problems with the rest of the world back to the debt default of late 2001, and with good reason, but in order to really come to grips with the question of where Argentina went wrong, it is necessary to delve into the history of the previous century.
After the victory of the Allies, Argentina became a haven for persons who had been part of Adolf Hitler’s regime. Several Jewish organizations have endeavored to find out whether this collaboration went beyond the granting of safe havens.
Even though he was silent during the entire ceremony, President Néstor Kirchner was present at the ceremony, yesterday in which the Minister of Foreign Affairs Rafael Bielsa repealed a controversial secret circular issued by his Ministry.
Argentine President eliminated a 1938 order by which Jews, persecuted by the Nazi Regime, were banned from entering the country.
Complete Report of interfaith activities.
With the courageous efforts of heroes such as Father Beniamino Schivo, the rector of a seminary in Citta di Castello, 85% of Italy’s 45,000 Jews were saved from the Nazis during World War II. The following is the story of one of those families.
It was the Miep and Jan Gies the couple who helped Anna Frank’s family and other people hide when the Nazis occupied Holland.
The IRWF is looking for Holocaust Survivors rescued by Raoul Wallenberg, Sousa Mendes, Souza Dantas, Carl Lutz or any other Savior of Humanity during WWII.
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