The activists paid floral tribute to the memorial “The Pit” in the center of Minsk.
The activists of the Razam solidarity movement put flowers to “The Pit” memorial and lit candles. The mourning action was aimed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of execution of the Minsk ghetto by the Nazi, writes Novy Chas.
About 5 thousand of the Minsk ghetto residents were shot dead in the hollow, located at the corner of today’s Zaslauskaya and Melnikajte Street. This happened in 1942, during an operation on demolition of the Jews.
About 15 people participated in the action. Activist of the Razam solidarity movement Alena Talstaya and Chairperson of the Center of Ukrainian Culture “Sich” Valentyna Lohvin spoke to the audience.
According to the speakers, it is important to remember about these tragic events and pay efforts, also constantly counteract totalitarian tendencies in the world, so that such nightmare would never happen again. Only the struggle against the evil gives a chance for salvation.