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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Dutchman returns Holocaust medal after family deaths in Gaza

15 August 2014
The "Righteous Among the Nations" medal is for non-Jews who stood
up to the Nazis in World War Two

A Dutchman honoured by Israel for hiding a Jewish child during World War Two has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in an Israeli air strike on Gaza.

Henk Zanoli, 91, wrote to the Israeli embassy in The Hague to say he could no longer hold the honour.

He said an Israeli F-16 had destroyed his great-niece's home in Gaza, killing all inside, in the recent offensive. (...)

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