Monday Media: A Minute for the Munich 11


The U.S. Senate doesn’t do much of anything unanimously these days.

But last week they unanimously passed a resolution urging the International Olympic Committee to observe a moment of silence at the 2012 London Olympics for the Munich 11, the 11 Israeli athletes who were murdered at the 1972 Olympic games in Munich. Australia, Germany, Canada England have also shown their support.

This past May May the International Olympic Committee rejected an ongoing worldwide petitition, but international pressure on the IOC continues to mount. The Summer Olympics begin on July 27.

Watch this video to learn about the Munich Massacre.

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