- Riegner, Gerhart Moritz
▪ 2002German-born lawyer and human rights activist (b. Sept. 12, 1911, Berlin, Ger.—d. Dec. 3, 2001, Geneva, Switz.), was the first to warn government officials in London and Washington, D.C. (in August 1942, in what came to be known as the “Riegner telegram”), that the Nazis had made the decision to exterminate the Jews in Europe and had begun putting their plans in motion. To Riegner's horror, however, only in December did the Allies condemn the plan, and not until January 1944 did U.S. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt create the War Refugee Board to aid the Jews.
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