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Polish parliament marks 70th ghetto uprising anniversary

Poland's parliament on Wednesday paid tribute to the young fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, amid a host of events marking the 70th anniversary this week. Parliament Speaker Ewa Kopacz remembered the hundreds of poorly armed Jews who rose up in Europe's urban anti-Nazi revolt and whose "heroism and sacrifice deserves our respect and admiration". Around 7,000 Jews died in the month-long revolt, most of them burned alive, and more than 50,000 were deported to the Treblinka death camp.
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