Liliana Segre

Holocaust survivor given police escort in Italy after antisemitic threats

At the end of October, the Italian daily La Repubblica reported that Auschwitz survivor Liliana Segre was the target of about 200 online antisemitic messages and threats every day.

07/11/2019
Italian Auschwitz survivor and senator target of 200 antisemitic messages every day

Born in 1930 into a Jewish family in Milan, Liliana Segre was deported to Auschwitz in 1944 at the age of 13. She was made senator for life in 2018.

New Italian gov't gets green light, Holocaust survivor warns against hatred

“I personally experienced how easy it is to move from words of hatred to acts of hatred,” said Italian Auschwitz survivor and senator for life, Lillana Segre.

President of Italy Sergio Mattarella visits the Holocaust Memorial in Milan.
President of Italy visits Holocaust Memorial in Milan

“The abyss of evil is inconceivable, and the duty of Remembrance is the basis for the future."

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