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    Sobibor: Honoring the Victims of the Holocaust

    Honoring the memory of the Holocaust victims, the Museum and Memorial Site in Sobibor, an affiliate of the State Museum at Majdanek, received special recognition at the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2024. The jury acknowledged Sobibor as a place where the true human stories of hundreds of thousands of victims are preserved, validated by personal items unearthed on-site.

    Sobibor: A Place of Remembrance

    Located on the site of the former German extermination camp, Sobibor stands as a testament to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust. With over 180,000 Jews murdered, it remains a poignant reminder of the darkest chapter in human history.

    Preserving History, Honoring Victims

    The museum meticulously documents the camp’s history, ensuring that the memory of those deported from across Europe is never forgotten. Through its efforts, it upholds the collective memory and fosters dialogue on the importance of human rights.

    A Legacy of Resistance

    Sobibor not only commemorates the victims but also honors the bravery of those who resisted. The uprising of October 1943 stands as a symbol of defiance against tyranny, inspiring future generations to stand against oppression.

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