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Muslim world leaders visit Auschwitz in ‘strong signal’ of interfaith support

Few Muslims have visited the notorious site of some of history's worst atrocities.

But high-ranking leaders of Muslim and Jewish communities are coming together to mark 75 years since the concentration camp’s liberation.

  • Christoph Strack
  • Deutsche Welle

In 2013, the leader of Berlin’s Social Democratic parliamentary group, Raed Saleh, visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial site with a group of pupils.

The fact that Saleh, who was born in the West Bank and came to Germany as a 5-year-old, made his way to the site of a former Nazi concentration and…

At the time, he… 

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