Genocide Remembrance Day of the Roma and Sinti in Poland
Genocide Remembrance Day of the Roma and Sinti in Poland is held on August 2. Dzień Pamięci o Zagładzie Romów i Sinti, set on the anniversary of the Roma and Sinti exterminaton at Auschwitz concentration camp, established in 2011. This event in the first decade of the month August is annual. Help us
Every year, since the beginning of the 1990s, mourning ceremonies commemorating the extermination of the Roma and Sinti are held at the site of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. By establishing the Remembrance Day for the Extermination of the Roma and Sinti, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland gave the celebration an official dimension.
August 2 this year. once again we are celebrating the Remembrance Day for the Extermination of the Roma and Sinti established by the Sejm through a resolution on July 29, 2011.
- As a tribute to the Roma and Sinti, victims of the German Nazi genocide, the Seym of the Republic of Poland declares August 2 as the Day of Remembrance for the Extermination of the Roma and Sinti - we read in the document.
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