The adult Jews of the city are arrested and most are executed after refusing to convert. Jews are sometimes required to wear a badge; sometimes a pointed hat.
Tom Lantos, who died in 2008, was a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives from California.He is the only Holocaust survivor to have ever served as a member of Congress.Other than uncovering unknown truths about the Nazi’s killing operation, Desbois has also been working on collecting evidence of the Islamic State’s massacre of the Yazidi people in parts of Iraq and Syria.In brief remarks Thursday, he warned against sitting idly while genocides and atrocities are carried out in plain sight.“The more you advertise the crime, the less people act,” he said, adding “the bad people connect faster than the good people.” The Lantos Human Rights Prize is an annual award given by the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, an organization founded by Tom and Annette Lantos, who were both Holocaust survivors.
Past recipients have included Hillary Clinton, the Dalai Lama and Elie Wiesel.
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Jewish Revolts against Rome in Cyprus, Egypt and Cyrene.
The Jewish tribe Kaibar defends itself against Muslim forces, negotiating a settlement in which half of their crops would go to Mohammed in exchange for peace.
Other Jewish tribes, including Fadattr, Tedma and Magna reached similar deals.
After spending all night praying, all but three or four Banu Kurarans are beheaded.