Amsterdam honours Jewish Holocaust victims

A ceremony has been held in Amsterdam to commemorate a mass strike staged in February 1941 in protest at the deportation of Dutch Jews by German troops during World War II.

The ceremony was opened by Sijbolt Noorda, who heads the Amsterdam War Commemoration Committee and chairs the Federation of Dutch Universities. A number of poems were recited by actress Soundos el Ahmadi. The gathering ended with a silent procession.

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