Victims of indifference: Story of an Italian Holocaust survivor

Al Jazeera speaks to Liliana Segre, who now lives under police protection after receiving anti-Semitic threats.

| Italy, Humanitarian crises, World War, Europe

January 27 marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the deadliest Nazi concentration camp, by Soviet forces.

Liliana Segre was deported to Auschwitz in 1944 with her father, who perished in the camp.

Many years after the camps were liberated, she began speaking publicly about what she went through. As she became a public figure, she started receiving anti-Semitic threats, which led to her being placed under police protection for her safety.

In this interview, she speaks with Al Jazeera about what happened to her and on the danger of indifference, creeping racism and the "othering" of fellow humans.

"Most people were indifferent, most people were fascists ... Myself, my family, my relatives and my friends were victims of that indifference," Segre said.

Source: Al Jazeera

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