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Mozambique attack survivors turned back by Tanzania: UN


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After Boulder shooting, gun reform is again gaining steam. Survivors wonder if it will last


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Shoah survivors to get vaccine on Auschwitz liberation day


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They’ve got the Covid vaccination but don’t feel relieved. Why some have survivor’s guilt.


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Indonesia earthquake: Dozens dead as search for survivors continues


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German Auschwitz prosecutor recalls powerful tales from Holocaust survivors

German Auschwitz prosecutor recalls powerful tales from Holocaust survivorsOf the hundreds of testimonies he heard from survivors of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, retired German prosecutor Gerhard Wiese says the one that touched him most was of a Jewish father who had tried but failed to save his twins from the gas chamber. The father had offered his children to Josef Mengele, the Nazi officer known as the Angel of Death for his inhumane genetic experiments focused on twins, hoping they stood a better chance of survival. “After this witness statement there was absolute silence in the room,” said 91-year-old Wiese, as Germany and the world mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.



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'I stayed alive to tell' – Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount horrors of Nazi death camp

'I stayed alive to tell' - Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount horrors of Nazi death campA strip of skin tattooed with the Auschwitz death camp number 99288 sits in a silver frame on a shelf in Avraham Harshalom’s living room. As the 75th anniversary of the camp’s liberation on Jan 27, 1945, nears, Harshalom, 95, is very clear about why he kept it. Harshalom is one of some 200,000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel today.



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Survivors tell of France's 'dirty war' in Cameroon independence

Survivors tell of France's 'dirty war' in Cameroon independenceEkitĂ© (Cameroon) (AFP) – It was a “dirty war” waged by French colonial troops but it never made headlines and even today goes untold in school history books. The brutal conflict unfolded in Cameroon, which on January 1 marks its 60th anniversary of independence — the first of 17 African countries that became free from their colonial masters in 1960. “My life was overturned,” Odile Mbouma, 72, said in the southwestern town of Ekite.



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A woman who works with sexual misconduct survivors says Harvey Weinstein's tentative $25 million settlement isn't surprising because victims are used to settling for 'less than what we deserve'

A woman who works with sexual misconduct survivors says Harvey Weinstein's tentative $  25 million settlement isn't surprising because victims are used to settling for 'less than what we deserve'Laura Palumbo, communications director for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, spoke to Insider about Weinstein's tentative $ 25 million settlement.



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Chile says no hope of survivors from missing plane

Chile says no hope of survivors from missing planeChile confirmed Thursday that a military plane with 38 people aboard crashed in the sea, with no hope of finding survivors. “The condition of the plane wreckage that was found makes it practically impossible that there are survivors from this air accident,” Air Force chief Arturo Merino told a news conference in the southern port of Punta Arenas.



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