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Remembering the Kristallnacht on November 9

Today we remember the Kristallnacht. 

On November 9 1938 the German antisemitism erupted into never before seen violence. 

2 days before, the Jewish man Herschel Grynszpan had shot high ranking Nazi diplomat Ernst vom Rath after being expelled from Germany and heavily mistreated in an inhuman refugee camp. The fascists took this to legitimize their attack. 

In the night between November 9 and 10, hundreds of members of the SA, SS and the Hitler Youth, together with antisemitic civilians attacked Jewish, stores, restaurant and synagogues, setting fires, smashing windows and hunting down Jewish people. That night the fascist killed more than  90 innocent people and leaving the existents of hundreds more in shatters.

This crime was the first big pogrom towards the Jewish population and foreshadowed the following Holocaust.

This event remembers us of the importance to prevent fascism from ever re-arising!