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Rais Kavazović address on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Press release , FENA/Photo Archive

SARAJEVO, January 27 (FENA) - Raisu-l-ulama of the Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina Husein effendi Kavazović today, on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, addressed the public and sent a letter to the President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder and Jakov Finci, the President of the Jewish Community in BiH.

"The International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust every year reminds us of the genocide during the Second World War in which six million Jews were executed.

The infamous Auschwitz camp was liberated 76 years ago, on January 27, 1945, and that is why we mark this important ate today. The civilized world must remember the Holocaust over and over again so that new generations do not forget the time when fascism dominated humanity.

We must not get carried away that evil will disappear from the face of the Earth by itself. Forgetting and denying the Holocaust and genocide is inadmissible because it is forgetting that leads to new similar campaigns of dark forces that do not tolerate the other and those who are different," wrote in the letter Rais Kavazović.

"The people to whom I belong, fully sympathize with all the victims of the Holocaust and we will certainly not forget to remind ourselves of what had happened," concluded Kavazović.