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Thursday, 10 September 2009

Thoughts from Auschwitz

Some of the young people's thoughts during today's visit. Photos by Bev.


  1. Really interesting , well done to you all for making the trip

  2. John O'Shea (Re-Dock)11 September 2009 at 14:26

    Very powerful post and very timely.

    Worthwhile examining our own (British Government's) treatment of Alan Turing - an individual instrumental in cracking the German Enigma codes, hastening the end of the Second World War and bringing an end to the Nazi regime. Alan Turing was chemically castrated in 1952 for the then 'crime' of being homosexual.

    Apology from 10 Downing Street (issued 10-9-2009) here:

  3. John O'Shea (Re-Dock)11 September 2009 at 14:31

    Yellow Triangle - song by Christy Moore

    "Then they came for me —
    and by that time no one was left to speak up."

    Importance of speaking out and acting wherever we see injustice - not just when it affects us directly: