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# holocaust - Last month November 2022

Prosecutors seek suspended sentence for former Nazi camp secretary
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Prosecutors seek suspended sentence for former Nazi camp secretary

Nov 22nd 2022, 1:20 PM 10,498 Views 0 Comments

Furchner, aged 97, is the first woman to be tried in Germany for Nazi-era crimes in decades.

# holocaust - This year 2022

Videos depicting last six months of Anne Frank’s life to be available in English
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Videos depicting last six months of Anne Frank’s life to be available in English

Aug 3rd 2022, 10:53 PM 16,708 Views 9 Comments

The videos will be released 78 years to the day since Anne, her parents, her sister and four other Jews who hid with them were arrested.

Keir Starmer denies using Holocaust memorial for political purposes
# Keir Starmer
# Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer denies using Holocaust memorial for political purposes

Jul 18th 2022, 3:25 PM 12,394 Views 11 Comments

The British Labour leader said a visit to the Berlin memorial was part of his duty as a leader to prevent future atrocities.

101-year-old man convicted of being Nazi guard jailed for five years in Germany
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

101-year-old man convicted of being Nazi guard jailed for five years in Germany

Jun 28th 2022, 1:46 PM 19,850 Views 6 Comments

The man, who was not identified, had denied working as an SS guard at the camp and aiding and abetting the murder of thousands of prisoners.

Germany seeks five-years' jail for ex-Nazi guard, now 101
# Ex-Nazi Trial
# Ex-Nazi Trial

Germany seeks five-years' jail for ex-Nazi guard, now 101

May 17th 2022, 4:48 PM 15,352 Views 0 Comments

Cross-examined about his work at the camp, Schuetz had denied knowledge about what happened there.

Whoopi Goldberg suspended from TV talk show for comments about the Holocaust
# Suspended
# Suspended

Whoopi Goldberg suspended from TV talk show for comments about the Holocaust

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:01 AM 48,405 Views 91 Comments

The popular talk show host said the Nazi genocide of six million Jews “was not about race.”

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus
# United States
# United States

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus

Jan 27th 2022, 10:51 PM 36,058 Views 47 Comments

“There is some rough, objectionable language in this book,” said a school board director.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 15th 2022, 9:08 PM 12,381 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# holocaust - Last year 2021

Former England striker Carlton Cole apologises for using Holocaust analogy
# Sorry
From The42
# Sorry

Former England striker Carlton Cole apologises for using Holocaust analogy

Nov 28th 2021, 10:29 PM 7,277 Views 13 Comments

The pundit made the remark on BBC Radio 5 Live ahead of the Manchester City-West Ham game on Sunday.

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark
# League Two
From The42
# League Two

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark

Oct 28th 2021, 3:35 PM 8,891 Views 11 Comments

‘Clearly no offence was meant, but some people have rightly pointed out to me the use of the analogy was not correct,’ said the former Man City and Newcastle United midfielder.

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks

Oct 6th 2021, 3:29 PM 18,002 Views 10 Comments

Museum officials characterised some of the graffiti as anti-Semitic and echoing phrases used by Holocaust deniers.

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit
# Kentaro Kobayashi
# Kentaro Kobayashi

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:14 AM 39,884 Views 48 Comments

Kentaro Kobayashi’s comments in a video of a comedy sketch from 1998 emerged online overnight.

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 29,209 Views 13 Comments

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

'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 11,730 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 - All time

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 12,584 Views 26 Comments

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

'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 58,218 Views 15 Comments

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

'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 115,354 Views 64 Comments

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

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 15,566 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

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 42,571 Views 55 Comments

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

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 45,772 Views 30 Comments

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

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 40,337 Views 27 Comments

The remains of hundreds of people have been found.

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 15,088 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.

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 18,886 Views 20 Comments

Georges Loinger was himself imprisoned during the war but escaped.

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 9,091 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.

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 36,501 Views 87 Comments

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

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 17,209 Views 59 Comments

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

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 9,981 Views 78 Comments

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

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 13,185 Views 30 Comments

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

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 15,007 Views 85 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 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 20,417 Views 118 Comments

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

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 21,787 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.

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 19,863 Views 103 Comments

And Israel is not one bit impressed.

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 31,909 Views 130 Comments

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

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 23,887 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.

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 11,683 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests

Nov 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 15,102 Views 34 Comments

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

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 13,023 Views 59 Comments

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

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 21,549 Views 29 Comments

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

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 22,599 Views 99 Comments

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

'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 14,952 Views 115 Comments

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

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