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Azeem not knowing about Auschwitz is a symptom of a much wider problem

24 6 20
28.11.2021

The real tragedy behind Azeem Rafiq is the profound gaps in his knowledge, typified by the fact he didn’t know what Auschwitz was.

We all now know what Rafiq said. We know he’s sorry. And we now also know, he was ignorant of what many people consider basic facts.

When he sat down with Lily Ebert, 97, and she rolled up her sleeve to show him her tattoo from Auschwitz, she asked: “you know what this is, from Auschwitz”.

He sheepishly shook his head and said no.

As he continued to listen to Lily’s testimony, asking questions, and to his credit, trying to educate........

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