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Oskar and Emilie Schindler intervene to save Jews from Nazi genocide, Poland, 1939-1945

Third-party nonviolent intervention
Human Rights
National/Ethnic Identity
Total points
7 out of 10 points
Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy
Barry Tabacznik, 06/04/2013

Oskar Schindler was not your typical nonviolent savior. There is no doubt that his actions resulted in the saving of the lives of 1,200 Jewish Holocaust prisoners. What makes this story stand out among other nonviolent campaigns was the enormous and sustained risk he took for people with whom he had no immediate identification.