Death of Ceija Stojka

March 23, 1933 - January 28, 2013
Vienna, Austria | Age 79

Roma artist and writer on Nazi atrocities dies at 79
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GEORGE JAHN, The Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) — Ceija Stojka survived three Nazi death camps and then found her life's work: Raising awareness of the Nazis' persecution of Roma — also known as Gypsies — in her art and her writings.

Stojka carried the horrors of those camps with her until she was in her 50s, speaking out in words and pictures only decades after she was liberated from the Bergen-Belsen camp at age 12.

Her death Monday at age 79 in a Vienna hospital was...

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