Category Archives: History

Never forget and never forgive. We Remember

#WeRemember #WeRemember  #WeRemember  #WeRemember Never forget and never forgive. PHOTO CREDITS Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) Yad Vashem. The World Holocaust Remembrance Center Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) Gedenkstätte Buchenwald und Mittelbau-Dora Auschwitz. No hace mucho. … Continue reading

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Justice or a spit on the victims? The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa. The perpetrators went free. The dead remained dead

South Africa suffered Apartheid from 1948 until 1991. The Apartheid was an institutionalised racial segregation based on white supremacy. The Afrikaners, who were the minority, refused to grant the non-whites their basis human rights. South Africa was colonised by the … Continue reading

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Only 76 years ago, in the heart of Europe, Germany (one of the most educated countries in the world) carried out a genocide against millions of Jewish men, women, and children, and thousands of Roma and Sinti men, women, and children … Continue reading

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Die Fälscher

Published on Pasión cinéfila obsesivo-compulsiva on October 11, 2017 Atze (Veit Stübner): “Warum ist Gott nicht in Auschwitz? Der kam nicht durch die Selektion!“ Die Fälscher is one of my favorite movies about the Holocaust. It’s an Austrian film where the … Continue reading

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Los onces de septiembre

Cada septiembre conmemoramos, desgraciadamente, tres onces de septiembre: el chileno (1973), el norteamericano (2001) y el catalán (1714). El 11 de septiembre chileno apenas se recuerda hoy en el mundo. Han pasado 44 años desde el golpe y empieza a … Continue reading

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The Failure of Democracy. The people bring a psycho-racist-clown to the White House

Published on Humano, creativamente humano on November 2016 America has proved that democracy is a complete failure. Either that or a great deal of people on this planet are terribly stupid… How is it possible that a racist-sexist-psycho-dangerous-clown has been elected … Continue reading

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Muere Elie Wiesel: la voz de las víctimas y el hombre que sentó a Dios en el banquillo de los acusados

Publicado en Humano, creativamente humano el 19 de julio de 2016 “I believe firmly and profoundly that anyone who listens to a witness becomes a witness. So, those who hear us, those who read us, those who learn something from … Continue reading

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Una prisión llena de mierda para todos los ex-nazis, bitte. Una excursión por Auschwitz

“Birkenau était un véritable enfer, personne ne peut comprendre ni entrer dans la logique de ce camp“, Shlomo Venezia, Sonderkommando superviviente de Auschwitz[1] Qué fue exactamente Auschwitz nunca lo podremos saber. Como dice Elie Wiesel, “Seuls ceux qui ont connu … Continue reading

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Alice, Frankl & Borowski

Sin querer estropearle la película a nadie, quisiera comentar una de las escenas que más me ha impactado de Still Alice. Me refiero a la escena de la preparación del suicidio. La película cuenta con las extraordinarias interpretaciones de Julianne … Continue reading

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