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Last Updated: Monday, 6 August 2007, 00:41 GMT 01:41 UK
In pictures: Jerusalem Holocaust protest

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

Dozens of Holocaust survivors have led a rally outside Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office in Jerusalem to demand more state support.

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

Hundreds of young and old people joined the protest against the government's "insulting" offer of a $20 (10) monthly stipend.

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

Treblinka death camp survivor Yosef Charnyi, 82, sparked controversy by wearing the clothes of a concentration camp inmate.

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

Others held up the yellow Star of David reading "Jude" - or Jew in German - by which Jews were marked out by the Nazis.

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

This Holocaust survivor adjusts his cap, which has a sticker reading in Hebrew: "Holocaust and Shame".

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

Six million Jews were killed by the Nazis during World War II. Six decades later, about 240,000 survivors live in Israel.

Jerusalem Holocaust protest

One of the survivors, Julius Braun listens to a speaker during the protest. The survivors say they can barely afford medical treatment and, in some cases, even food.






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