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Sunday, 26 January 2014 00:00

New LGBT Memorial Unveils In Israel

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A new memorial in memory of LGBT people died in concentration camps was unveiled in Israel.

This memorial, in the shape of triangle, is located outside the municipal center of the LGBT community within the Meir park (Gan Meir). You can read on it the following insciption: "In memory of those persecuted by the Nazi regime for their sexual orientation and gender identity."

It is not the only LGBT memorial in the world. They are memorials in Amsterdam, San Francisco and Berlin.

Mayor of Tel Aviv Ron Huldai told the BBC that "this monument reminds us all how important it is for us to respect every human being."

As reports Metronews, regarded as "public health problems", 100,000 gays were registered by the Gestapo, the secret police of the 3rd Reich. More than 15,000 of them were arrested and sent in concentration camps. Half of them at least were killed.

It is important to remember and honour these people so if you have the opportunity, do not hesitate to go and gather your thoughts before praying for a moment.

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