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The US Embassy in Warsaw paid tribute to the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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Members of the US delegation paid tribute to the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. “Their testimonies remind us that we must be vigilant about dehumanization and human rights violations,” said Ellen Germain, the State Department’s special envoy for Holocaust issues, in a video released by the US embassy.

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, an official delegation from USA – US Ambassador Michele Taylor from the Human Rights Commission UNthe State Department’s Special Envoy for Holocaust Affairs Ellen Germain and chair of the Star Jones Commission for the Preservation of American Heritage Abroad.

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Michele Taylor, in a recording published by the US Embassy in Warsaw, emphasized that she was “honoured to be part of this delegation and pay tribute in person.”

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The official delegation from the USA paid tribute to the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto UprisingTwitter/USEmbassyWarsaw

– On the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, we remember the heroes who had the courage to oppose tyranny. I am the daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, and today, apart from my two adult children, I am also the last Jewish member of our family,” she said. “The others were murdered in the Holocaust,” she added.

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“Their stories will stay with us forever”

Special envoy of the State Department for Holocaust Affairs Ellen Germain assured that “the determination of the heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising will never be forgotten.”

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Their stories will stay with us forever. We pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust, their families and their descendants. Their testimonies remind us that we must be vigilant against dehumanization and abuse human rights she emphasized.

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