25 Jan 2015

Auschwitz survivor: ‘We should live as one people’

Holocaust survivor Leslie Kleinman, 89, tells Channel 4 News that after 60 years of silence, he decided to speak out about time as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

The tensions in Europe today have uncomfortable echoes of darker times, when millions died because of their race and beliefs.

We’ve been speaking to one man, who came to Britain as a youth after the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago this week.

Leslie Kleinman remained silent about his experience at the death camp for decades but in recent years he has felt compelled to speak about his past.

You can watch the extended interview with Mr Kleinman below.