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Roma dead remembered at Auschwitz

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Roma dead remembered at Auschwitz

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A ceremony has been held at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz on Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day.

It marks the night of August 2 1944 when some 3,000 Roma and Sinti men, women and children were killed in the gas chambers when their part of the camp was liquidated.

Overall, more than 20,000 Roma perished in Auschwitz.