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Porraimos: Europe's Gypsies in the Holocaust

DVD

57 minutes
Source: Cinema Guild

This documentary chronicles the persecution of the Roma community during the Holocaust, also known as Porraimos, or "the devouring." The film exposes how eugenics was used to persecute the Roma, resulting in their segregation, sterilization, and murder.

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Between 1933 and 1945, the Nazis established more than 40,000 camps for the imprisonment, forced labor, or mass killing of Jews, Sinti and Roma, Communists, and other so-called “enemies of the state." View the Spanish version of this map.

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Entre 1933 y 1945, los nazis establecieron más de 40,000 campos de reclusión, trabajos forzados o ejecuciones masivas de judíos, Sinti y Roma, comunistas y otras personas consideradas “enemigos del estado”.

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