Friday, 21 March 2008

Interview, Thomas Buergenthal. Auschwitz survivor and international judge: ‘It is important to say the truth’

As a child,Thomas Buergenthal was rounded up by the Nazis in the Jewish ghetto of Kielce in Poland and sent to Auschwitz. Separated from his parents, he survived the death camps alone. After the war, he adopted US citizenship and went on to become a judge in the International Court of Justice in the Hague. His 2007 autobiography, A Lucky Child, has just been published in Catalan under the title, Un nen afortunat. (Full story in printed edition).