Nazi euthanasia victims honoured in German Bundestag

Posted February 3, 2017 4:23 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Nazi euthanasia victims honoured in German Bundestag

This article was published by BioEdge on January 28, 2017.German T-4 Euthanasia MemorialBy Michael CookOn January 27, 2017, the Germany’s Bundestag [Parliament] commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the inmates of Auschwitz concentration camp. This year the focus was placed on the 300,000 disabled victims of the notorious Aktion T-4 euthanasia program.Under Aktion T-4, beginning in 1939, people were gassed or given a lethal injection and cremated in six killing facilities in Germany and Austria. This helped the Nazi regime to refine its system for processing millions, rather than “just” thousands, of victims.During the ceremony, a few relatives of

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