Dozens of lawmakers gathered in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Monday 19 September 2011 for an international conference condemning anti-Semitism. Participants at the event, organized by Ukrainian lawmaker and businessman Oleksandr Feldman, issued a joint declaration commemorating the forthcoming 70th anniversary of the massacre of Jews by the Nazis at Babi Yar. The conference was reported by the Jerusalem Post here
“There is now a good chance that England will qualify,” said Mr.Mann. “We have agreed with the England football team that the team will take part in a ceremony or laying a plaque – probably in Poland where the team will be based – on the site of a Jewish grave to signify their commitment to the future of remembering the Holocaust.”
Mann urged other national teams to follow suit and commemorate the Holocaust during the tournament.