College Student Fought Dutch Bureaucrats To Obtain Justice for Amsterdam Holocaust Survivors

Posted by admin on Apr 22, 2014

Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam’s city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.

Following her discovery four years ago, Van den Berg waged a lonely fight against Amsterdam’s modern bureaucracy to have the travesty publicly recognized. Now, largely due to her efforts,

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