Holocaust denier sent to prison

2015-11-17 22:21

The German Neo-Nazi and Holocaust denier Gerhard Ittner has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a regional court in Germany.

Watching killings became normal, says Genocide survivor

2015-09-02 09:35

The Jewish Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, apartheid South Africa, it can happen anywhere - survivors want the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre to be a "living thing" and not just an academic subject.

Jewish leader triggers Auschwitz alarm

2015-01-29 14:57

The head of Rome's Jewish community and a television crew at the Auschwitz museum have been questioned by the police after triggering an alarm.

Jewish leader: Far-right votes create a bad image

2014-09-13 13:35

The leader of the World Jewish Congress is warning that European voters risk giving their countries a bad name by electing far-right politicians.

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110

2014-02-24 09:06

Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest known Holocaust survivor and the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died in London aged 110, her family announced.

Museum acquires Bertrand Russell Nazi pacifist letter

2014-02-20 10:30

A museum has acquired a 1937 letter written by Bertrand Russell in which the Nobel Prize-winner says if the Nazi army invades England; Adolf Hitler should be invited to dinner.

US recovers Holocaust kingpin's diary

2013-06-13 19:25

US officials and the National Holocaust Museum announced the recovery of the long-lost diary of a top Nazi war criminal that could shed new light on the Holocaust.

Stalin criticism sparks anti-Semite row

2013-05-24 14:32

An explosive comparison made by a liberal Russian politician between Stalin's agents and Hitler's secret police has provoked a storm of abusive criticism in Russia.

Warsaw ghetto uprising memorial 70yrs on

2013-04-19 11:44

Sirens and church bells have been set to ring across Warsaw to mark 70 years to the day since hundreds of young, poorly armed Jews rose up against the Nazis in a doomed revolt.

Israel Holocaust memorial day begins

2013-04-07 21:38

Israel's Holocaust memorial day has begun with an event marking 70 years since the Warsaw ghetto uprising.


Group posts 50 000 Holocaust documents online

2015-10-07 21:30

The first 50 000 documents from the International Tracing Service, a group that helps track down those who went missing in the wake of the Holocaust and WWII, have been placed online.

German president thanks UK for Nazi camp liberation

2015-04-26 14:14

Germany's President Joachim Gauck has paid tribute to Britain for liberating the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen 70 years ago.

Survivors return to Auschwitz, 70 years on

2015-01-27 15:38

Ageing survivors and dignitaries have gathered at the Auschwitz site synonymous with the Holocaust to honour victims, seventy years after the liberation of the infamous concentration camp.

Is Zara's striped 'Holocaust' pyjamas the most insensitive thing you've ever seen?

2014-08-27 15:43

Zara has been forced to remove blue and white striped pyjamas reminiscent of the uniforms Nazis gave Jews to wear in concentration camps.

Anne Frank diaries destroyed across Tokyo

2014-02-21 13:13

Hundreds of copies of The Diary of Anne Frank and related books have been vandalised in libraries in Tokyo, news reports say.

Nazi-themed restaurant sparks controversy

2013-07-19 12:05

Authorities in central Indonesia plan to ask a restaurant owner to explain his reasons for opening a Nazi-themed cafe that has sparked controversy among locals and tourists.

Netanyahu vows: never another Auschwitz

2013-06-13 17:25

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has opened a new Holocaust exhibition at the former Auschwitz death camp, vowing Israel would do everything to prevent another genocide.

Germany arrests alleged Auschwitz guard

2013-05-06 20:03

German authorities have arrested a 93-year-old alleged former guard at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz, on charges of complicity in the mass murder of prisoners.

Holocaust victims honoured in march

2013-04-08 18:06

Thousands of youth from Israel and other countries have marched in silence at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi death camp, to pay homage to 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust.

Austria: 3 guilty of glorifying Nazism

2013-01-11 11:02

An Austrian court has convicted a leading neo-Nazi and two accomplices of glorifying Nazism through a website and sentenced them to prison terms of up to nine years.

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