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# holocaust - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case
# Poland
# Poland

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case

Feb 9th 2021, 10:19 PM 29,124 Views 13 Comments

Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski must apologise to Filomena Leszczynska for ‘providing inaccurate information’ about her late uncle.

# holocaust - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'We have to tell our stories so it doesn’t happen again': Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online
# Holocaust Memorial Day
# Holocaust Memorial Day

'We have to tell our stories so it doesn’t happen again': Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online

Jan 27th 2021, 2:26 PM 11,516 Views 26 Comments

Tova Friedman had hoped to take her grandchildren to the site of the former Nazi death camp but the coronavirus pandemic prevented the trip.

# holocaust - Monday 12 October, 2020

Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust

Oct 12th 2020, 10:45 PM 12,551 Views 26 Comments

Facebook vice president of content policy Monika Bickert cautioned that the change will take time.

# holocaust - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity

Sep 5th 2020, 9:00 PM 57,558 Views 15 Comments

Dr Edith Eger tells TheJournal why over 70 years after leaving Auschwitz she wants people to see her a ‘role model’.

# holocaust - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'
# Dita Kraus
# Dita Kraus

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'

Feb 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 110,662 Views 64 Comments

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.

# holocaust - Monday 27 January, 2020

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Jan 27th 2020, 10:52 PM 15,522 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

# holocaust - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'
# Roger Hallam
# Roger Hallam

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

Nov 20th 2019, 10:43 PM 42,492 Views 55 Comments

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

# holocaust - Friday 5 July, 2019

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85
# Poland
# Poland

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Jul 5th 2019, 1:53 PM 45,687 Views 30 Comments

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

# holocaust - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

A mass grave has been unearthed in a Belarusian former Jewish ghetto
# Brest
# Brest

A mass grave has been unearthed in a Belarusian former Jewish ghetto

Feb 27th 2019, 8:24 PM 40,276 Views 27 Comments

The remains of hundreds of people have been found.

# holocaust - Monday 18 February, 2019

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,053 Views 58 Comments

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

# holocaust - Sunday 30 December, 2018

French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children during WW2 dies aged 108
# Georges Loinger
# Georges Loinger

French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children during WW2 dies aged 108

Dec 30th 2018, 1:32 PM 18,820 Views 20 Comments

Georges Loinger was himself imprisoned during the war but escaped.

# holocaust - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies
# Lello Di Segni
# Lello Di Segni

Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies

Oct 27th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,048 Views 4 Comments

Lello Di Segni was 16 years old when he and his family were seized in the round-up by the Third Reich’s troops.

# holocaust - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard
# Nazi Past
# Nazi Past

Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard

Aug 21st 2018, 9:59 PM 36,418 Views 87 Comments

Jakiw Palij became an American citizen in 1957, but was told to leave the country in 2004.

# holocaust - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments
# Facebook
# Facebook

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments

Jul 19th 2018, 5:06 PM 17,164 Views 57 Comments

The Facebook CEO said posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed automatically from the social media platform.

# holocaust - Friday 4 May, 2018

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
# Mahmud Abbas
# Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

May 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 9,928 Views 79 Comments

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

# holocaust - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'
# Tribute
# Tribute

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'

Feb 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,075 Views 30 Comments

It is hoped construction will begin on the bridge by the end of this year or beginning of 2019.

# holocaust - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law
# Legislation
# Legislation

Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law

Feb 6th 2018, 11:28 AM 14,963 Views 82 Comments

The law would set fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as Polish.

# holocaust - Monday 5 February, 2018

Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress

Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress

Feb 5th 2018, 8:59 AM 20,381 Views 118 Comments

Art Jones is currently the only Republican candidate for the November election.

# holocaust - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI
# Broadcasting Authority
# Broadcasting Authority

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI

Feb 3rd 2018, 12:24 PM 21,616 Views 70 Comments

Myers previously described himself as such in describing his issues with the word ‘holocaust’ itself, rather than in denying the genocide of European Jews during World War II.

# holocaust - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Poland officially passes bill saying it had no hand in the Holocaust
# Not Complicit
# Not Complicit

Poland officially passes bill saying it had no hand in the Holocaust

Feb 1st 2018, 7:14 AM 19,833 Views 103 Comments

And Israel is not one bit impressed.

# holocaust - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust

Jan 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 31,866 Views 130 Comments

The measure must still pass the Senate before being signed by the president.

# holocaust - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Rare Holocaust-era brooch, gift from husband to his wife in the ghetto, resurfaces in Poland
# Link To The Past
# Link To The Past

Rare Holocaust-era brooch, gift from husband to his wife in the ghetto, resurfaces in Poland

Nov 25th 2017, 9:15 AM 23,844 Views 28 Comments

It’s believed that the original recipient of the brooch, a woman named Hinda Weiksel, died in Auschwitz at the hands of the Nazis.

# holocaust - Friday 17 November, 2017

Man United scrap show featuring former BBC sports broadcaster due to his 'objectionable views'
# Persona Non Grata
From The42
# Persona Non Grata

Man United scrap show featuring former BBC sports broadcaster due to his 'objectionable views'

Nov 17th 2017, 1:19 PM 11,629 Views 13 Comments

David Icke is an alleged anti-Semite and Holocaust denier.

# holocaust - Monday 13 November, 2017

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests

Nov 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 15,021 Views 34 Comments

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

# holocaust - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House
# Memorial
# Memorial

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

Oct 28th 2017, 6:31 AM 12,973 Views 59 Comments

The Irish oak tree was planted to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.

# holocaust - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Lazio president vows to take fans to Auschwitz after fall-out from Anne Frank stickers
# No Place For It
From The42
# No Place For It

Lazio president vows to take fans to Auschwitz after fall-out from Anne Frank stickers

Oct 24th 2017, 2:23 PM 21,504 Views 29 Comments

The Holocaust victim was pictured in a Roma jersey alongside anti-semitic slogans at the Stadio Olimpico.

# holocaust - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
# Oversight
# Oversight

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Oct 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,553 Views 99 Comments

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

# holocaust - Monday 25 September, 2017

'Stop the Nazis': Protests in Germany as far-right party secures 13% of national vote
# Afd
# Afd

'Stop the Nazis': Protests in Germany as far-right party secures 13% of national vote

Sep 25th 2017, 7:40 AM 14,926 Views 115 Comments

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder described AfD’s success as “abhorrent”.

# holocaust - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust
# Aborigines
# Aborigines

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust

Sep 16th 2017, 1:00 PM 22,437 Views 95 Comments

The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.

# holocaust - Friday 11 August, 2017

The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113
# Yisrael Kristal
# Yisrael Kristal

The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113

Aug 11th 2017, 5:39 PM 26,296 Views 67 Comments

Yisrael Kristal survived Auschwitz and lived out his life in Israel.

# holocaust - Monday 10 July, 2017

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer
# World War 2
# World War 2

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Jul 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,797 Views 9 Comments

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

# holocaust - Friday 30 June, 2017

Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence"
# Lety
# Lety

Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence"

Jun 30th 2017, 11:00 PM 12,895 Views 18 Comments

The Czech leader is under fire for supporting the movie.

# holocaust - Friday 28 April, 2017

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial
# Baggage
# Baggage

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Apr 28th 2017, 10:54 AM 15,883 Views 92 Comments

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

# holocaust - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired

Apr 12th 2017, 7:11 AM 19,785 Views 65 Comments

“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”

# holocaust - Monday 30 January, 2017

White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic'
# Sean Spicer
# Sean Spicer

White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic'

Jan 30th 2017, 10:53 PM 23,188 Views 67 Comments

Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’

# holocaust - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large
# World War II
# World War II

Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large

Jan 28th 2017, 7:40 AM 18,741 Views 50 Comments

Since 2001, 104 Nazis have been convicted over their roles in the Holocaust.

# holocaust - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany
# Bestseller
# Bestseller

Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany

Jan 4th 2017, 10:56 AM 20,113 Views 83 Comments

It was initially planned to print only 4,000 copies of the Nazi leader’s anti-Semitic manifesto, but production was boosted after intense demand.

# holocaust - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

Dec 19th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,698 Views 22 Comments

New research suggests that the August 1944 police raid in which Frank was arrested may have been staged to investigate illegal activity in the building.

# holocaust - Saturday 3 December, 2016

89-year-old Holocaust survivor warns Austrians not to vote for far-right party
# Video Appeal
# Video Appeal

89-year-old Holocaust survivor warns Austrians not to vote for far-right party

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:30 AM 9,207 Views 39 Comments

Austrians will go to the polls tomorrow to choose their next President.

# holocaust - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
# Speech
# Speech

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

Nov 22nd 2016, 4:07 PM 378 Views 97 Comments

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.

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