Awards for Barbara Distel
At its 19 October meeting in Amsterdam, the CID Board put Barbara Distel, who celebrated her 70th bithday in July 2013 in the spotlight. Her Birthday was celebrated by awarding her the General André-Delpech price.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Dachau
"How did it come so far in Germany that people because of their ethnicity, religion, political beliefs or sexual orientation were deprived of their human dignity and the right to live, and the vast majority of Germans did not take action against it, or at least allowed it to happen?"
Angela Merkel visits memorial site
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Dachau Concentration Camp at the invitation of Max Mannheimer .
Speech given by Bernd Sibler, Secretary of State in the Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs
"Even now, 68 years after the war, we must still make a stand together against all enemies of democracy and seek to nip any recidivism in the bud.In our society, there can be no place whatsoever for anti-Semitism, xenophobia or extremism. This is a message that needs to be drummed into our children."
At the remembrance ceremony for the 68th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp 5th May 2013 in Dachau.
Speech given by the Vice-President of the CID and Chairman of the Dachau Camp Association Dr Max Mannheimer
"Today, no one has the old excuse of saying "I didn't know what was going on" or "That doesn't concern me". We have a collective responsibility to ensure that we live in a society that respects human values."
Liberation Day 2013 at the crematorium 5th May 2013
5th May 2013 - Ceremony of Remembrance at Herbertshausen
"You don't need to be a student of Nazi crimes to recognise, oppose and condemn the same behaviour as such in our own times."
Speech by Ernst GRUBE
Vice-Chairman of the Dachau Camp Association
Speech by the President of the International Dachau Committee
Mr Pieter Dietz de Loos
5 May 2013