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11/16/2022 News

Damage to the memorial for the victims of Meensel-Kiezegem

Today at noon, two attentive visitors at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial noticed that the bronze statue "The Despair of Meensel-Kiezegem", which commemorates the victims of Meensel-Kiezegem in the memorial grove of the memorial site, had been knocked over. Read more

11/12/2021 News

Commemoration of the former prisoners Louis Derasse and Alexandre Sehgers

On November 5, 2021, a delegation of the CNPPA (Confédération Nationale des Prisonniers Politiques et Ayant Droits) from Belgium visited the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial to commemorate the resistance fighters Luis Derasse and Alexandre Seghers, who were imprisoned in Neuengamme, at the “Ort der Verbundenheit” (site of solidarity). The delegation included Guy Derasse, vice president of the CNPPA and son of Louis Derasse, and Michel Descamps, grandson of Alexandre Seghers as well as Claude Clarembaux and Jean Cardoen. Read more

08/28/2017 Commemorative ceremony

Commemorative Journey from Belgium

On Saturday, the NCPGR Meensel-Kiezegem '44 paid a visit to the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. The commemorative trips to the Neuengamme… Read more