09 avril 2014

Disputed Hungary Shoah monument sparks fresh protest

Several hundred protesters blocked work on a controversial monument in Budapest Tuesday which Jewish critics say glosses over Hungary's active role in the Holocaust. Around 300 people angrily tore down a cordon erected by workers and occupied the site of the planned monument, which the Hungarian government says will mark all the victims of Hungary's occupation by Nazi Germany in 1944. Critics say the monument – which will depict Hungary as an angel being attacked by a German eagle – absolves Hungarians of their active role after the... [Lire la suite]
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