…. early morning, release statement about remembering the Holocaust! Before long, signed executive order banning Muslim refugees! Disgusting, despicable, deplorable!
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
Those are the words inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty that stands on Liberty Island in New York Harbour. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol for universal freedom to all United States citizens and the people who visit the country. The statue has become a representation of global friendship, freedom from oppression and democracy. There are seven spikes on the crown of Lady Liberty, representing the seven seas and the seven continents.
Yesterday, 27 January, was Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day set aside each year to remember and honour the victims of the Holocaust: an estimated 6 million Jewish people, 200,000 Romani people, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and…
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