Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is standing by her comparison between American border detention facilities and concentration camps
. Speaking in a recent interview with Eyewitness News ABC7 NY, the freshman lawmaker said that she does not regret the remarks and agreed that her statements were misinterpreted.
The commemoration date, established by the Council of Europe at the initiative of numerous Roma associations, is an occasion to remember, pay respect and honor all the 500,000 Roma brutally killed in concentration camps
and in other way during World War II, as well as all other victims of the Holocaust during the darkest period of human history, stated the Council of National Minorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
There have been some Americans who have been up in arms against calling these dungeons 'concentration camps
' and have criticised 'efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events'.
These were concentration camps
under the British watch, but disguised as a benevolent mission to civilise the Kikuyu to make them better citizens.
Now, we have AOC comparing our treatment of people in detention camps to Nazi concentration camps
. Let me highlight a few differences:
It's time to stop looking away and to start calling these "centers" or "facilities" what they really are: concentration camps
Liz Cheney, R-Wy., who criticized the freshman congresswoman for comparing detainment centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-the-u-s-is-running-concentration-camps-on-our-southern-border) concentration camps
As at other Nazi concentration camps
, the inmates at Mauthausen and its subcamps were forced to work as slave labour, under conditions that caused many deaths.
China denounced the United States on Monday for accusing it of operating concentration camps
for Muslims in its far western region of Xinjiang, saying the accusations were divorced from reality.
During the visit, the boys were able to step into two re-constructed huts which would have housed hundreds of captives and gain a sense of the cramped, unhygienic and oppressive conditions in the first and one of the largest concentration camps
in Nazi Germany.
Over 2.5 million people visited former concentration camps
is believed to have belonged to the SS-Totenkopfsturmbann (Death's Head Battalion) between summer 1944 and spring 1945 at Mauthausen, part of the Nazis' vast network of concentration camps
where inmates were forced to perform slave labour.