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Auschwitz Museum protests death camp images on skirts, bags

The Auschwitz Memorial and Museum has complained to an e-commerce site that was selling miniskirts, tote bags and other items printed with photos of the former Nazi German death camp …


US Vice President Mike Pence makes his first Auschwitz visit

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the memorial site of Auschwitz on Friday along with the Polish president and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, viewing a train …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019

Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust

Former prisoners of Auschwitz have placed flowers at an execution wall at the former Nazi German death camp on the 74th anniversary of the camp’s liberation and what has now …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Holocaust remembered as warning amid far-right resurgence

Holocaust survivors wearing striped scarves that recalled their uniforms as prisoners of Nazi Germany placed candles on the train tracks carried people to their deaths at Auschwitz on Saturday, exactly …


Lawrence A. Kuznar: Detestable monuments should remain

When racists revere these monuments, those of us who oppose racism should double our efforts to use these monuments as tools for education.


Louisiana congressman apologizes for video he made in Auschwitz gas chamber

A Louisiana congressman is apologizing for the “unintended pain” caused by a video of his visit to a gas chamber at a Nazi concentration camp.


Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95

Reinhold Hanning, a former SS sergeant whose conviction last year on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an Auschwitz guard was hailed as a long-overdue victory for …


UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017

Thousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event

Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp …


Holocaust survivors in US say French agreement to pay reparations is long overdue

The French government has agreed to pay $60 million in reparations to American, Israeli, Canadian and other Holocaust survivors and their families, which many say are long overdue.