Between 1940 and 1945, 127 Witnesses were killed at the prison located in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany. Their story was highlighted during the commemoration.
Andreas Bonk, one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and his son Jorim received awards for their brave, unselfish action.
On September 16, 2014, the Brandenburg Memorials Foundation will remember the 75th anniversary of the death of August Dickmann in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. He was the first conscientious objector publicly executed by the Nazis in Germany during World War II.