rfi

On air
  • RFI English Live
  • Latest Bulletin
  • RFI French Live
International report
rss itunes

10th anniversary of Polish WWII humanitarian social worker Irena Sendler's death

By Filip Warwick

This month of May represents the 10th anniversary of the death of Irena Sendler, a Polish Socialist humanitarian worker credited with having saved the lives of some 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during World War II.

It comes as Israel -  a country born out of the horrors of the holocaust in which some six million Jewish people were killed - marks its 70th anniversary.

RFI’s Filip Warwick spoke with Elzbieta Ficowska, one of the Jewish children saved by Irena Sendler.
 

Healing the traumatised children of Raqqa after three years of IS armed group

Raqqa reaps the fruit of three years under Islamic State armed group

How Mozambique is combatting high child marriage and teen pregnancy