the liberation of Mosul

May until June 2017 – After the terrorist organisation ISIS captured Mosul in Northern Iraq in June 2014 and announced its infamous caliphate, a battle of Mosul for its liberation started in November 2016 with the cooperation of the Iraqi Army, Iraqi Federal Police, Kurdish Peshmerga Forces and a US-led international coalition.

[UPATE:] In July 2017 the city was fully liberated which was displayed with the visit of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on July 9th 2017.

 

 

70 year liberation of the KZ Sachsenhausen

April 17th 2015 – The memorial of the victims of Nazi Germany KZ Sachsenhausen on the 70 year anniversary of the liberation of the camp. More than 200.000 people were imprisoned, thousands were killed between 1936 and 1945 until Soviet and Polish troops arrived. Approximately 3.000 prisoners, doctors and nurses were found alive on the day of the liberation.