King Willem-Alexander places a stone in an act of remembrance when unveiling a new monument in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter on Sunday. Photo: AP King Willem-Alexander places a stone in an act of remembrance when unveiling a new monument in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter on Sunday. Photo: AP
King Willem-Alexander places a stone in an act of remembrance when unveiling a new monument in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter on Sunday. Photo: AP

Dutch Holocaust memorial opens in Amsterdam after years of legal dispute

  • It is the first memorial to name all 102,000 Dutch Jews, Sinti and Roma who were murdered by the Nazis during World War II
  • Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema said that during the German occupation, the city did not sufficiently protect the Jewish population from persecution

Topic |   The Netherlands
King Willem-Alexander places a stone in an act of remembrance when unveiling a new monument in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter on Sunday. Photo: AP King Willem-Alexander places a stone in an act of remembrance when unveiling a new monument in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter on Sunday. Photo: AP
King Willem-Alexander places a stone in an act of remembrance when unveiling a new monument in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jewish Quarter on Sunday. Photo: AP
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