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Iranian president's Holocaust remarks spark outcry in Israel

September 19, 2022 9:21 pm

Raisi, an ultraconservative cleric known for his hostility to the West, became president last year.

History haunts Ukraine’s undiplomatic voice in Berlin

July 14, 2022 2:39 pm

Debate over a Ukrainian nationalist leader’s role in the Holocaust has exposed how views of the past shape European allies’ relationships with Kyiv.

Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder

June 29, 2022 9:48 am

The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison.

Israel demands apology after Russia says Hitler had Jewish roots

May 03, 2022 9:22 am

Leaders from several Western nations denounced the foreign minister's comments and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy accused Russia of having forgotten the lessons of World War Two.

Explained: Why comedian Jimmy Carr's Holocaust joke has sparked outrage

February 10, 2022 11:30 am

British-Irish comedian Jimmy Carr has sparked outrage for his joke on Europe’s traveller communities, whose members were persecuted by the Nazis in Hitler's Germany. What did he say, and what was the response?

Holocaust survivor-author Eddie Jaku dies in Sydney aged 101

October 12, 2021 4:09 pm

Jaku was sent to and escaped from concentration camps including Buchenwald and Auschwitz, where his parents were gassed on arrival.

Belgian Holocaust survivor acts out his story on stage to mark 90th birthday

October 05, 2021 7:38 pm

Gronowski was 11 years old and living Brussels when in 1943 Nazis put him, his mother and sister on a train bound for Auschwitz, the infamous death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland

A tech-savvy Holocaust memorial in Ukraine draws critics and crowds

October 06, 2021 12:37 pm

The tech-heavy approach has drawn criticism from traditionalists, who say it dishonors the solemnity of the topic. The Nazis shot tens of thousands of Jews, Roma, Ukrainian and Russian prisoners of war at Babyn Yar, as wells as patients from psychiatric hospitals and others.

Explained: Two contentious laws, opposed by the US, that shook Poland's ruling coalition

August 13, 2021 11:22 am

The Polish parliament has passed two Bills that make changes to media ownership rules and to property restitution laws for Holocaust survivors, attracting criticism from the US and the EU, and sparking protests across the country.

Explained: Why the director of the Olympics' opening ceremony was fired

July 24, 2021 9:10 am

Kentaro Kobayashi, who is a renowned Japanese comedian and actor, stepped down after he was widely criticised for a sketch he performed over two decades ago, in which he appeared to have made jokes about the Holocaust.

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Holocaust survivors beauty pageant: Celebrating the undying spirit of mankind

November 25, 2015 4:45 pm

When Miss Holocaust Survivor Beauty Pageant was introduced in 2012, it evoked both kudos and criticism from Israelis. Three years later and 70 years after the aftermath, 13 survivors of the tragedy have come forward to take part in the contest in the northern Israeli city of Haifa.

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