Hyde Park, London. Fri 2 Aug 2013
The Porajmos (great devouring), killing the final inhabitants of the gypsy family camp' at Auschwitz-Birkenau took place on 2 Aug 1944.
Grattan Puxon puts a Romam flag armband on one of the others taking part
A few of the 3000 who died on the night of the Porajmos
Altogether around 20,000 Roma and Sinti were killed in Auschwitz
Professor Rainer Schulze spoke in some detail about the way Sinti and Roma were treated by the Nazis,
and of the fight they put up even as they were being forced into the gas chambers.
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