“is The memory of the Persecuted from all over Europe and the recognition of their suffering and death and remains a Central mission of the country of Thuringia”, said Ramelow. “We remain the people connected to, those of Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora became a terrible fate.”

Actually, it was planned this year, in Thuringia, a large commemorative event with witnesses from all over the world. Due to the Corona pandemic, this was cancelled, especially for the protection of the very old Survivors.

An application for a temporary injunction against the ban had on Friday with no success. The Thuringian higher regional court, confirmed by the Erfurt government issued ban on public Assembly, the serving of the health. The decision is no longer subject to appeal.

The Foundation memorial sites Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora announced for Saturday already, among other things, a way to digital memory.

The Buchenwald concentration camp at Weimar, was on 11. April 1945 liberated. 56,000 people had been killed in camps, or died of disease and exhaustion.