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“You should never be a bystander”

While all the American “news channels” spent the morning covering the non-blizzard of New York-New Jersey, BBC World News immersed the viewer in complete live coverage of the Auschwitz ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of that awful death camp by the Soviet army.

Several survivors spoke, including Roman Kent who spoke passionately against anti-Semitism and all┬áracism. “We don’t want our past to be our children’s future,” he said with tears.

As he came to the end of his remarks, he proposed the addition of an Eleventh Commandment: “You should never, never, be a bystander!”