The museum is objecting to a scene in a new Amazon TV series that shows a murderous game of human chess being played there, insisting that no such thing took place at the camp.
By Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
January marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, but there is growing concern throughout Europe that anti-Semitism is on the rise. Historically tolerant Denmark, for example, has seen a resurgence of neo-Nazi groups opposed to immigration. Special correspondent…
By Malcolm Brabant
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps marked the 75th anniversary of their liberation Monday, gathering at the rail depot where Jews from across Europe disembarked cattle trucks to be murdered in Nazi gas chambers. Polish President Andrzej Duda urged Holocaust…
By Malcolm Brabant
“If we don’t watch it, one day you wake up and it’s too late.”…
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, China closed off Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, in an unprecedented effort to contain a deadly coronavirus. Officials announced two other cities will be shuttered Friday, as infected patients are hospitalized in isolation…
By Associated Press
A high-level delegation of Muslim religious leaders visited Auschwitz on Thursday along with a Jewish group in what organizers called “the most senior Islamic leadership delegation" to visit the site of a Nazi German death camp.
By Vanessa Gera, Aron Heller, Associated Press
World leaders will gather twice over the next several days to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most notorious of Nazi Germany’s death camps.
By Markus Schreiber, Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press
Today, the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau endures as the leading symbol of the terror of the Holocaust.
By Vanessa Gera, Markus Schreiber, Associated Press
"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.
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