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Mykhailo Tiaglyy speaks about genocide of Roma and fight against stereotypes

insidethegatesMykhailo Tiaglyy, a research associate at Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies spoke on the “Suspilne Kultura” broadcast about the silencing of the Roma genocide topic, the integration of national minorities into Ukrainian society, and the fight against stereotypes.

On the night of August 2-3, 1944, about 4,000 Roma were killed in gas chambers in the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. That night, the Nazis officially closed the “Roma question” by completely liquidating the Roma camp. Therefore, on August 2, the world celebrates the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day.

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