Psychiatry and Vandalism of the Euthanasia Memorial

I express my deep concern about vandalistic acts against the Euthanasia memorial in Salzburg. It was erected in memory of those who were murdered by the Nazi regime because their lives were deemed „unworthy“.

At that time, doctors actively and passively helped in deportations and, ultimately, executions.

Today we live in a free and democratic society that guarantees basic civil liberties including life and the pursuit of happiness for all.

Attacking the memorial against the atrocious extinction of „life deemd untworthy by a self-proclaimed elite“ is an attack against the center and very heart and foundation of Austria’s society.