Pier Paolo Pasolini: Gli italiani/ Italians

Never have I felt so close to the words of a man. Never have I felt so helpless among my fellow men. Gli italiani Pier Paolo Pasolini L'intelligenza non avrà mai peso, mai nel giudizio di questa pubblica opinione. Neppure sul sangue dei lager, tu otterrai da uno dei milioni d'anime della nostra nazione, un…Read more Pier Paolo Pasolini: Gli italiani/ Italians

Léopold Chauveau & Nat Paterson: Histoire du Boa et du Tapir/ Story of the Boa and the Tapir

Histoire du Boa et du Tapir Léopold Chauveau -Dis, papa ! Est-ce que tu as écrit l’histoire que tu m’as racontée hier ? -Laquelle ? -Le boa et le tapir. -Oui. -S’il te plaît me la lire. -Lisons-la. Story of the Boa and the Tapir Léopold Chauveau “Hey, Dad! Did you write down the story…Read more Léopold Chauveau & Nat Paterson: Histoire du Boa et du Tapir/ Story of the Boa and the Tapir

Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 6

"Don't die. The war is almost over..." This is this last part of Liliana Segre's story. We have travelled along this unimaginable path with her. And, if we have a conscience, we should keep these memories close to our hearts, #lestweforget. Part 6 Non morite, la guerra sta per finire Arrivammo poi in altri Lager:…Read more Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 6

Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 5

"The evacuation and death march began because our persecutors were running from the Russians, and they didn’t want to leave prisoners (they hadn’t had the time to kill us all) or witnesses of that atrocious place called Auschwitz." - Liliana Segre Part 5Avevamo una fame terribile Avevo intorno a me le mie compagne, erano il…Read more Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 5

Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 4

"How does a woman feel when she’s suddenly stark-naked in front of soldiers who pass, look, and snicker with the extreme contempt of the ruling race..." Liliana Segre Part 4 Auschwitz: stazione di non ritorno Fu un momento essenziale. La maggior parte di noi era condannata a morte all’arrivo. E a quel silenzio che io…Read more Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 4

Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 3

"And the railwaymen who were driving those trains did not ask—or did not ask themselves—why the cars came back empty…" - Liliana Segre Part 3 … Non fu così. Ma la cosa che mi ricordo di più di San Vittore è un’altra: la Gestapo chiamava gli uomini per gli interrogatori, feroci: torturavano, davano botte, martoriavano.…Read more Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/ In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 3

Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 2

"We could never have imagined that other men and other women had prepared a similar sort for human beings whose only crime was that of being born Jewish." Part 2 Dovevamo fuggire in Svizzera Anch’io avevo la carta d’identità falsa. Quando mio padre riuscì ad averla da un impiegato corruttibile di un municipio e me…Read more Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 2

Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 1

So much talk about us and them. So much hatred. So much need to put others down in order to feel bigger, better, stronger. So little memory of the senseless harm man can do...And so today I will start publishing the translation of the account of Liliana Segre, an outstanding woman, a senator, a survivor,…Read more Liliana Segre: da Ad Auschwitz a tredici anni/In Auschwitz at thirteen – Part 1