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Holocaust Memorial Day

Issue No. 1734

Over 120 firefighters attended a Holocaust memorial meeting at London Fire Brigade headquarters.

Leon Greenman, a survivor of Auschwitz, spoke movingly about his suffering. The meeting was recorded on video for showing at all London fire stations.

Some 200 people packed an Anti Nazi League meeting to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Burnley.

The audience heard from Holocaust survivor Leon Greenman, Anti Nazi League activists and a local councillor.

Nazi BNP member Steven Smith has been delivering leaflets to homes on Burnley's Brunswick estate. Local residents reported how they had shouted at and chased off Smith.

Brighton and Hove Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers picketed Iceland in Hove on Holocaust Memorial Day two weeks ago over its involvement in the voucher scheme for asylum seekers.

We collected over 40 signatures in less than an hour.

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Sat 10 Feb 2001, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1734
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