Suspected Nazi war criminals removed from the US

2018-08-22 07:08

Since the 1970s, the US government has initiated legal proceedings to expel just 137 of the estimated 10 000 suspected Nazi war criminals who immigrated to the US after World War II.

Most post-WWII German justice officials were ex-Nazis - study

2016-10-10 18:45

Germany's post-World War II justice ministry was infested with ex-Nazis hellbent on protecting their former comrades, according to a new official study released.

Man who claimed he escaped Auschwitz admits lying

2016-06-25 14:26

A 91-year-old Pennsylvania man who has for years lectured to school groups and others about what he said were his experiences at Auschwitz, now says he was never a prisoner at the concentration camp.

Israel lambastes Iran's Holocaust-themed cartoon contest

2016-05-15 19:04

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at Iran for staging a Holocaust-themed cartoon contest. Many of the cartoons portrayed Israel as using the Holocaust to distract from the suffering of the Palestinians.

Modigliani painting seized after Panama Papers leak

2016-04-11 21:08

A Modigliani painting allegedly looted by Nazis during World War II has been sequestered in Geneva after the Panama Papers leak uncovered the identity of its current owner, authorities said Monday.

Trial of ill ex-Auschwitz medic, 95, suspended

2016-02-29 18:04

The trial of former Auschwitz medic Hubert Zafke for aiding in 3 681 murders, appears close to collapse after the 95-year-old failed to attend the German court over health problems.

Auschwitz survivors tell of camp horrors

2016-02-12 22:13

Three Holocaust survivors have testified about the horrors they experienced at the Auschwitz death camp, on the second day of the trial of a former SS sergeant on 170 000 counts of accessory to murder.

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.

Remains of victims of Nazi experiments found in France

2015-07-20 21:06

It started with a letter, a brief reference to samples taken from the bodies of Holocaust victims used in Nazi medical research. Decades later, the jars and test tubes found behind a glass cupboard in a locked room in France testified to history's horror.

Nazi war criminal releases video

In 1944 Erich Priebke was serving as an officer in Adolf Hitler's brutal SS. Now, a week after his death, his lawyer has released a video statement from Priebke. Watch.

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Stolen 'Work will set you free' gate returned to Dachau

2017-02-22 17:08

An iron gate with the infamous slogan "Arbeit macht frei", stolen from the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau in Germany two years ago, has been returned to the site.

Warsaw warns against calling Nazi death camps 'Polish'

2016-08-17 05:42

Poland's rightwing government has said it would seek fines or jail terms of up to three years against anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as Polish.

Ex-Auschwitz guard, 94, guilty on over 170 000 counts

2016-06-17 17:17

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz, has been found guilty of more than 170 000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he helped the Nazi death camp kill 1.1 million people.

Germany to scrap postwar convictions of gays under Nazi law

2016-05-11 22:06

Germany will compensate and annul the convictions of 50 000 men for homosexuality under a law introduced during the Nazi era which remained in force after the war, the government says.

Ex-Auschwitz guard dies week before German trial

2016-04-07 21:05

A 93-year-old former guard at Auschwitz has died one week before he was to stand trial in Germany, the court due to hear the case says.

Last survivor of Treblinka death camp buried

2016-02-22 22:23

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral in Israel of Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of the World War II Nazi Treblinka death camp, who has died aged 93.

Ex-Auschwitz guard stays silent at start of trial

2016-02-11 20:05

A former SS guard at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp has kept silent at the start of his trial on a charge of being an accessory to mass murder.

Polish official 99% sure Nazi train exists

2015-08-28 21:23

Poland's deputy culture minister says he is 99% sure of the existence of the alleged Nazi train that has set off a gold rush in the country.

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.

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