AHR Board Member Irwin Cotler: Why You Must Remember Raoul Wallenberg
Advancing Human Rights Board Member Irwin Cotler wrote for Huffington Post Canada on Raoul Wallenberg Commemorative Day. He said:
“January 17—Raoul Wallenberg Commemorative Day—marks an important moment of remembrance and reminder, wherein Canadians are invited to learn about, reflect upon, and act upon the incredible humanitarian legacy of Canada’s first honorary citizen. He was a Swedish diplomat who saved some 100,000 Jews in six months in 1944 Hungary, more than any single government or organization, who demonstrated that one person with the courage to care, and the commitment to act can confront evil and transform history.”
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