Hungarian Jews Will Rebury Remains of Nazi-Era Victims

25 Feb 2016

From the Forward:

Hungary’s Jewish community received government permission to bury human remains from the Holocaust that were found in the Danube River.

The bones, which were discovered five years ago during construction work on the Margaret Bridge, belong to several people who were murdered either by being shot on the banks of the river and dumped into it, or thrown into the river alive in 1944 or 1945 by troops loyal to the Hungarian government of pro-Nazi collaborationists, Tamas Desi, a spokesman for the Mazsihisz umbrella group of Hungarian Jewish communities, told JTA on Wednesday.

Hundreds more were murdered in this fashion.

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