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Auschwitz Remembrance Is Tinged With Tension Over Poland's Holocaust Speech Law

Survivors and victims' descendants traveled from around the world to the Nazi death camp, at a time when Polish politicians are pushing controversial Holocaust legislation.
Eighty-two-year-old Zosia Radzikowska, from Krakow, survived the Holocaust by pretending to be Christian. A retired criminal law professor, Radzikowska is an active member of Krakow's small but flourishing Jewish community. Source: Esme Nicholson for NPR

At Auschwitz, death is everywhere, but this monstrous place was full of life this week, as thousands marched through the infamous iron gates to commemorate those who perished during the Holocaust.

Many who participated in the 30th March of the Living are elderly survivors or descendants of victims, and they were joined by youth groups from around the world. Most came from places of exile, like South Africa, Canada, the United States

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