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World Dec 06PHOTOS: German Chancellor Merkel visits Auschwitz for 1st time
"These crimes are and will remain part of German history, and this history must be told over and over again,” Merkel said during the visit.
World Aug 27Ex-diplomats urge Trump to push human rights during visit to Poland
Almost two dozen Polish former ambassadors are telling President Donald Trump that Poland's democracy is at risk, and urging him to use an upcoming visit to pressure the country's populist government to respect human rights and stop flouting the constitution.
World Feb 03Hate speech, political fissures escalate in Poland after mayor’s assassination
In this toxic atmosphere, there has been more hate speech and political threats and, most stunningly, an assassination of popular Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, a critic of the ruling Law and Justice Party’s anti-immigrant policies.
World Jan 27Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust
The world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday amid a revival of hate-inspired violence and signs that younger generations know less and less about the genocide of Jews, Roma and others during World War II.
World Apr 12On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israeli and Polish presidents march from Auschwitz to Birkenau
"Our common presence here shows the world: Never again anti-Semitism, never again genocide, never again Holocaust," Andrzej Duda of Poland said during a joint news conference.
World Mar 11Most stores shut in Poland as Sunday trade ban takes effect
A new Polish law banning almost all trade on Sundays has taken effect.
World Jan 27World remembers Holocaust amid signs of rising hatred
Political leaders and Jewish officials warned that the Nazi genocide must never cease serving as a reminder of the evil of which humans are capable.