Antwerp places stepping stones in memory of city’s Holocaust victims

The Belgian city of Antwerp has finally authorised the placing of stepping stones in memory of Jewish victims killed in the Holocaust.

There are some 70,000 of these memorial stones across Europe although opinion is divided on them with some suggesting that it could be disrespectful for people to walk on them.
There are some 600 in Belgium.

Some Belgian authorities including the city of Antwerp were directly implicated in the persecution and deportation of Jews to Nazi death camps during WWII.


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