“I did not know where I exactly was standing when I was making this photo,” he said in a statement.
She asked for “a list of all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren so she could pray for them.” Then 400 people showed up.
Ocasio-Cortez: “Thank you for revealing to all how transparently the far-right manipulates these moments for political gain.”
Ocasio-Cortez has a “lack of proper education on the Holocaust,” the survivor said.
The protest organizer said his action was done to protest wars in Ukraine and Syria.
Tote bags and pillows also feature images of the concentration camp, where 1.1 million died.
Everything in history seems to be up for commercial use these days - even the images of a Nazi death camp.
Is it a failure of our collective imagination that we cannot see the subjects’ humanity in black and white, only in color?
“You couldn’t lie down, so you had to sleep sitting, and it smelled,” a Holocaust survivor said, recalling the windowless wagons.
He could face up to ten years in prison.