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Holocaust survivor, 89, under police guard after neo-Nazi death threats

Senator Liliana Segre, who was sent to Auschwitz at 13, had called for an anti-racism motion in parliament

Nick Squires

An 89-year-old Italian woman who survived the Holocaust has been given police protection after receiving a barrage of anti-Semitic threats.

Liliana Segre, who was sent to Auschwitz in 1944 at the age of 13, has been receiving up to 200 hate messages a day.

The torrent of abuse accelerated last week after Segre, who is a member of the Italian senate, called for parliament to set up a committee to combat racism, anti-Semitism and incitement to hatred...

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