For Holocaust Remembrance Day 2024, the political leadership of Greece conveyed its messages on preserving memory and combating anti-Semitism through posts and announcements by members of the Government, parties and politicians. Here are some of the messages:

OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

It is the duty of all of us to ensure that the collective memory of the Holocaust is preserved in order to act as a barrier to all forms of racism, intolerance and hate speech. Greece will continue to work to combat all forms of discrimination and prevent all crimes against humanity and human dignity. Read on here

OF THE MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENSE NIKOS DENDIAS

Preserving the Historical Memory of the Holocaust is an obligation and a minimal tribute to the victims of one of the greatest group crimes in history. The atrocities of the Nazis, the executions of millions of Jews - including thousands of Greek Jews - must never be forgotten, so that similar crimes are not repeated. HERE

OF THE REGIONAL GOVERNOR OF ATTICA NICOS HARDALIAS

Now, more than ever, it is necessary to return to the fundamental values ​​of our modern civilization: democracy, freedom, equality, humanity, dignity. We owe it to the millions of victims of the Holocaust, we owe it to the new generations to come. HERE

OF THE PRESIDENT OF SYRIZA, STEFANOS KASSELAKIS

"Today, 79 years after the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army, the message that the fight against hatred and intolerance is ongoing is more relevant than ever..." HERE

OF PASOK

Peace, respect for human rights are not self-evident. They require constant vigilance and constant struggle. A fight against racism and intolerance. HERE

OF THE NEW LEFT

"79 years later, World Holocaust Remembrance Day is a tragically timely reminder of what hatred, racism, nationalism, xenophobic demagoguery can lead to...". Read on HERE the entire announcement.