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Young Woman Fights Injustice Facing Jewish Holocaust Survivors in Amsterdam

Half the Sky Movement

If not for the persistence of Charlotte van den Berg, an injustice related to Nazi rule might have gone unchallenged. She was interning for Amsterdam's city archives when she came across letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining about being forced to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were sent to Nazi camps. She fought to bring this to the public's attention. City officials are now considering compensating Holocaust survivors for the taxes and fines.

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