Former prisoners and officials pass the main gate on the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Photo: Janek Skarynski/AFP/Getty Images

From Poland to Israel, people around the world took part in International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, marking the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp and remembering the millions of Jews and countless other minorities murdered by Nazi Germany.

What they're saying: President Trump issued a presidential message, saying, "To remember these men and women — those who perished and those who survived — is to strive to prevent such suffering from happening again. Any denial or indifference to the horror of this chapter in the history of humankind diminishes all men and women everywhere and invites repetition of this great evil."

Former prisoner Stanislaw Zalewski attends the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Photo: Janek Skarynski/AFP/Getty Images
Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi lays a wreath during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem. Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images
A banner is held on the pitch to remember the victims of the Holocaust prior to the Bundesliga match between FSV Mainz 05 and FC Nuernberg in Mainz, Germany. Photo: Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images
Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Shudrich lights a candle at the Nozyk synagogue in Warsaw, Poland. Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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