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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 22,456 Views 95 Comments

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

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 26,393 Views 67 Comments

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

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 12,833 Views 9 Comments

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

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 12,924 Views 18 Comments

The Czech leader is under fire for supporting the movie.

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 15,921 Views 92 Comments

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

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 19,816 Views 65 Comments

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

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 23,228 Views 67 Comments

Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’

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 18,839 Views 50 Comments

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

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 20,214 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.

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 20,790 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.

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 9,232 Views 39 Comments

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

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 702 Views 97 Comments

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

Japanese girl band apologises after wearing costumes that looked like Nazi uniforms
# Keyakizaka46
# Keyakizaka46

Japanese girl band apologises after wearing costumes that looked like Nazi uniforms

Nov 2nd 2016, 12:06 PM 17,914 Views 43 Comments

They wore the costumes on stage, a move which sparked protests.

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

Sep 30th 2016, 10:52 AM 19,635 Views 103 Comments

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,789 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

Homeless man jailed after painting Nazi symbols on schools
# Austria
# Austria

Homeless man jailed after painting Nazi symbols on schools

Apr 8th 2016, 8:30 PM 14,203 Views 28 Comments

His lawyer said he ‘had a grudge against the state’.

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man
# I'm A Survivor
# I'm A Survivor

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man

Mar 11th 2016, 5:17 PM 29,862 Views 36 Comments

Israel Kristal survived two world wars and the Holocaust before moving to Israel and opening a sweet shop.

Right-wing Polish minister wants jail for anyone who calls Nazi death camps 'Polish'
# Patryk Jaki
# Patryk Jaki

Right-wing Polish minister wants jail for anyone who calls Nazi death camps 'Polish'

Feb 15th 2016, 8:41 PM 13,485 Views 36 Comments

Poland was attacked and occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Former Nazi guard (94) goes on trial over 170,000 Auschwitz deaths
# Holocaust Killing
# Holocaust Killing

Former Nazi guard (94) goes on trial over 170,000 Auschwitz deaths

Feb 11th 2016, 10:22 AM 16,404 Views 64 Comments

But Reinhold Hanning is unlikely to serve time over his role at the death camp.

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90

Jan 30th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,268 Views 6 Comments

Holocaust survivor Eva Fahidi is currently starring in a sold-out duet in Budapest.

A 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic is going on trial next month
# Death Camps
# Death Camps

A 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic is going on trial next month

Jan 18th 2016, 2:25 PM 20,732 Views 95 Comments

The man will be standing on at least 3,681 counts of being an accessory to murder.

Comedian's show ruled to be a 'demonstration of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial'
# France
# France

Comedian's show ruled to be a 'demonstration of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial'

Nov 10th 2015, 5:17 PM 12,833 Views 123 Comments

During his performance French comic Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala brought a prominent Holocaust denier onto the stage.

Print and be damned? Germany unsure of what to do with 'Mein Kampf'
# Adolf Hitler
# Adolf Hitler

Print and be damned? Germany unsure of what to do with 'Mein Kampf'

Nov 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 26,202 Views 76 Comments

“There is a German peculiarity of worrying about what others might say.”

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust
# Grand Mufti
# Grand Mufti

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 26,127 Views 1 Comment

The Israeli leader stirred controversy by claiming a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.

TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday
# Yom Kippur
# Yom Kippur

TV station uses Nazi Holocaust symbol in a story about Jewish holiday

Sep 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,533 Views 19 Comments

WGN TV say they are “extremely embarrassed” by their mistake.

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 956 Views 76 Comments

Oskar Gröning looks like he could be a kindly grandfather. He probably is. But he also volunteered to serve in one of the greatest murder camps ever constructed.

Bookkeeper of Auschwitz receives his sentence for 300k counts of accessory to murder
# Oskar Groening
# Oskar Groening

Bookkeeper of Auschwitz receives his sentence for 300k counts of accessory to murder

Jul 15th 2015, 9:55 AM 17,845 Views 70 Comments

Groening yesterday seized a last opportunity to address the judges and said he was “very sorry”.

Nazi officer: 'I share guilt for the Holocaust, and I can't ask for forgiveness'
# Auschwitz Bookkeeper
# Auschwitz Bookkeeper

Nazi officer: 'I share guilt for the Holocaust, and I can't ask for forgiveness'

Jul 1st 2015, 3:43 PM 18,272 Views 65 Comments

German national Oskar Groening, 94, stands accused of 300,000 counts of “accessory to murder”.

Trial begins of  'Auschwitz bookkeeper', facing 300k charges of accessory to murder
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Trial begins of 'Auschwitz bookkeeper', facing 300k charges of accessory to murder

Apr 21st 2015, 8:42 AM 13,197 Views 96 Comments

Oskar Groening has spoken extensively about what he witnessed at the camps.

The messy legal battle for who actually owns Oskar Schindler's lists
# Court Case
# Court Case

The messy legal battle for who actually owns Oskar Schindler's lists

Mar 15th 2015, 10:30 AM 20,910 Views 25 Comments

Forty years after his death, a court case is playing out in Jerusalem over Oskar Schindler’s belongings.

Urban Outfitters under fire for selling a throw reminiscent of Holocaust prisoner clothing
# Controversial
From The Daily Edge
# Controversial

Urban Outfitters under fire for selling a throw reminiscent of Holocaust prisoner clothing

Feb 12th 2015, 8:28 AM 4,302 Views 6 Comments

They’re at it again.

93-year-old woman under investigation for concentration camp role after appearing in RTÉ doc
# Hilde Michnia
# Hilde Michnia

93-year-old woman under investigation for concentration camp role after appearing in RTÉ doc

Feb 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 27,208 Views 0 Comments

Hilde Michnia is suspected of taking part in death marches from Bergen-Belsen and Gross-Rosen.

Need a 10 minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Need a 10 minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Jan 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,083 Views 2 Comments

Syriza, American Sniper, and lustful leggings.

'I think about the different family I might have had – if only she had been given sanctuary'
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

'I think about the different family I might have had – if only she had been given sanctuary'

Jan 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 203 Views 42 Comments

My grandfather pleaded with the authorities for permission to bring his niece to Ireland in 1938. He was refused – and then the Nazis invaded Poland.

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people

Jan 26th 2015, 8:03 PM 19,042 Views 113 Comments

The director was speaking to a group of Holocaust survivors in Poland today.

Holocaust survivor: 'I'm starting to see nasty things happen again in Europe'
# Shoah
# Shoah

Holocaust survivor: 'I'm starting to see nasty things happen again in Europe'

Jan 25th 2015, 7:49 PM 31,427 Views 214 Comments

Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day.

These Holocaust memorials are banned in Munich. Why? Because of Jewish opposition
# Changing Attitudes
# Changing Attitudes

These Holocaust memorials are banned in Munich. Why? Because of Jewish opposition

Jan 21st 2015, 5:00 PM 19,938 Views 62 Comments

The ‘Stolperstein’ project has been ongoing for 20 years.

This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it
# Neo Nazi Visitors
# Neo Nazi Visitors

This is Hitler's old house ... and the Austrian government wants it

Jan 16th 2015, 6:35 PM 18,254 Views 35 Comments

The Nazi leader spent his early childhood in the building.

'British Schindler' honoured for saving hundreds of children from Nazi death camps
# Living Legend
# Living Legend

'British Schindler' honoured for saving hundreds of children from Nazi death camps

Oct 29th 2014, 7:20 AM 15,817 Views 50 Comments

Sir Nicholas Winton brought 669 Czech children to safety in 1939.

Opinion: A holy war? Examining the relationship between religion and violence
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Opinion: A holy war? Examining the relationship between religion and violence

Oct 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,096 Views 173 Comments

Is a clash of ideologies tearing apart the fabric of world order?