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    An estimated crowed of 12000 young German people assembled at Bargen Belsens memorial for a demonstration at Annes death day during Naziem.

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    An estimated crowed of 12000 young German people assembled at Bargen Belsens memorial for a demonstration at Annes death day during Naziem. It also was a meeting against rebirth of antisemitism in Germany. Garlands are brought to the memorial and flowers are placed at the graves. The speaker protestant priest Binder of Hamburg said we will do everything to prevent antisemitism in Germany. The young people ca??? from different parts of Germany. Film is showing: some shots graves being decorated with flowers by young people. Longshot demonstrators with Garland. Tatto by a Negro student.

    SYNOPSIS: Scenes 1 to 5 show German students laying wreaths on graves of victims of Nazi bestiality buried at the former Belsen Concentration Camp on Lueneburg Heath. Ten thousand people made a pilgrimage May 24 in memory of the 15 year old Jewish girl Anne Frank, and others, buried there.

    Garlands and wreaths festooned the plinth of the memorial erected to a part of German history that cannot be erased from her people's memory.

    On May 31 the foundation stone of the ???60,000 'Anne Frank Village' for stateless refugees - the sixth of its kind in Europe - will be laid at Wuppertal; Germany.

    Pastor Binder, a protestant youth leader from Hamburg, held a religious service and afterwards spoke to the assembled pilgrims, who came from all parts of Germany, on the perils of the re-birth of anti-semitism.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4O9BZI1PD1Y6FB168YJO64TCC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4O9BZI1PD1Y6FB168YJO64TCC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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