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'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity
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'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity

Sep 5th 2020, 9:00 PM 57,144 Views 15 Comments

Dr Edith Eger tells TheJournal why over 70 years after leaving Auschwitz she wants people to see her a ‘role model’.

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp
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Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,121 Views 105 Comments

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

Renovation works at Auschwitz unearth hidden tools that may have been used to 'prepare an escape'
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Renovation works at Auschwitz unearth hidden tools that may have been used to 'prepare an escape'

May 19th 2020, 10:44 PM 35,791 Views 56 Comments

The hidden tools would’ve been kept out of sight of the SS guards.

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
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Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Jan 27th 2020, 10:52 PM 15,517 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

President Higgins says rise of extremism 'deeply worrying' before 75th Holocaust Remembrance Day
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President Higgins says rise of extremism 'deeply worrying' before 75th Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27th 2020, 11:01 AM 13,754 Views 99 Comments

Today is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland.

'Jobpath Macht Frei': Condemnation after 'extremely offensive' sign placed at Cork Welfare office
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'Jobpath Macht Frei': Condemnation after 'extremely offensive' sign placed at Cork Welfare office

Oct 17th 2019, 9:19 PM 47,756 Views 63 Comments

The slogan “arbeit macht frei” is known for appearing on the entrance of Auschwitz.

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85
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Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Jul 5th 2019, 1:53 PM 45,672 Views 30 Comments

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium
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Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium

Jul 15th 2018, 2:49 PM 30,745 Views 26 Comments

The two Hungarians admitted their actions and were fined.

'The Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' has died before he could be jailed
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'The Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' has died before he could be jailed

Mar 13th 2018, 7:12 AM 29,420 Views 77 Comments

Oskar Groening was found guilty in 2015 of being an accessory to murder.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail
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'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail

Dec 29th 2017, 1:35 PM 16,870 Views 72 Comments

In 2015, Oskar Groening was found guilty of being an accessory to the murders of 300,000 people.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' (96) deemed fit to serve four-year jail term
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'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' (96) deemed fit to serve four-year jail term

Nov 29th 2017, 2:30 PM 32,079 Views 66 Comments

During his trial, Groening acknowledged “moral guilt” for the role that he played at the concentration camp.

Rare Holocaust-era brooch, gift from husband to his wife in the ghetto, resurfaces in Poland
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Rare Holocaust-era brooch, gift from husband to his wife in the ghetto, resurfaces in Poland

Nov 25th 2017, 9:15 AM 23,837 Views 38 Comments

It’s believed that the original recipient of the brooch, a woman named Hinda Weiksel, died in Auschwitz at the hands of the Nazis.

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests
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Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests

Nov 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 15,015 Views 34 Comments

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

US congressman under fire for filming video message inside Auschwitz Memorial
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US congressman under fire for filming video message inside Auschwitz Memorial

Jul 5th 2017, 3:15 PM 17,349 Views 71 Comments

He says in the video: “This is why Homeland Security must be squared away, why our military must be invincible.”

Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz 'slaughtered lamb' protest
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Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz 'slaughtered lamb' protest

Mar 25th 2017, 8:27 PM 13,179 Views 22 Comments

The unprecedented stunt was apparently intended as a call for world peace.

Personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members published online
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Personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members published online

Feb 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 22,187 Views 58 Comments

It’s part of a project that will name the staff who worked in death and concentration camps set up in occupied Poland.

Preserving a dark history - the conservation project at Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp
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Preserving a dark history - the conservation project at Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp

Jan 14th 2017, 3:08 PM 28,011 Views 46 Comments

The aim is not to recreate Auschwitz, but rather to keep it preserved exactly as it was during the dark days of World War II.

German court rejects 95-year-old Auschwitz guard's appeal
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German court rejects 95-year-old Auschwitz guard's appeal

Nov 29th 2016, 7:40 AM 20,234 Views 58 Comments

Oskar Groening was convicted of being an accessory to 300,000 murders last year.

A virtual reality reconstruction of Auschwitz is helping to try Nazi criminals
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A virtual reality reconstruction of Auschwitz is helping to try Nazi criminals

Oct 2nd 2016, 10:59 AM 19,192 Views 51 Comments

The headsets help prosecutors see if those accused could have seen what was happening.

Judge suspends trial of Nazi death camp worker who faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder
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Judge suspends trial of Nazi death camp worker who faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder

Sep 19th 2016, 1:10 PM 20,498 Views 68 Comments

The trial of Hubert Zafke has been repeatedly delayed by procedural wrangling.

This 94-year-old former Nazi death camp guard will find out today if he's going to prison
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This 94-year-old former Nazi death camp guard will find out today if he's going to prison

May 27th 2016, 7:17 AM 17,797 Views 72 Comments

Reinhold Hanning faces charges of complicity in 170,000 murders at Auschwitz.

70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a gold ring and necklace are found hidden in an old mug
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70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a gold ring and necklace are found hidden in an old mug

May 21st 2016, 1:00 PM 34,113 Views 86 Comments

One million European Jews died between 1940 and 1945 at the Auschwitz camp in the southern city of Oswiecim.

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man
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A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man

Mar 11th 2016, 5:17 PM 29,830 Views 36 Comments

Israel Kristal survived two world wars and the Holocaust before moving to Israel and opening a sweet shop.

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90
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Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90

Jan 30th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,225 Views 6 Comments

Holocaust survivor Eva Fahidi is currently starring in a sold-out duet in Budapest.

A 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic is going on trial next month
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A 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic is going on trial next month

Jan 18th 2016, 2:25 PM 20,707 Views 94 Comments

The man will be standing on at least 3,681 counts of being an accessory to murder.

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'
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'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 816 Views 76 Comments

Oskar Gröning looks like he could be a kindly grandfather. He probably is. But he also volunteered to serve in one of the greatest murder camps ever constructed.

Nazi officer: 'I share guilt for the Holocaust, and I can't ask for forgiveness'
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Nazi officer: 'I share guilt for the Holocaust, and I can't ask for forgiveness'

Jul 1st 2015, 3:43 PM 18,246 Views 65 Comments

German national Oskar Groening, 94, stands accused of 300,000 counts of “accessory to murder”.

Two British teens arrested after allegedly stealing items from Auschwitz
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Two British teens arrested after allegedly stealing items from Auschwitz

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:01 PM 21,293 Views 48 Comments

Guards caught the pair yesterday.

Pictured: The moment a Holocaust survivor shook hands with a former Nazi guard
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Pictured: The moment a Holocaust survivor shook hands with a former Nazi guard

Apr 27th 2015, 9:38 PM 30,957 Views 77 Comments

“He lived a miserable life,” she said,

Trial begins of  'Auschwitz bookkeeper', facing 300k charges of accessory to murder
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Trial begins of 'Auschwitz bookkeeper', facing 300k charges of accessory to murder

Apr 21st 2015, 8:42 AM 13,174 Views 96 Comments

Oskar Groening has spoken extensively about what he witnessed at the camps.

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers
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Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Jan 31st 2015, 7:00 PM 13,012 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

Today's top stories in 7 seconds
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Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Jan 27th 2015, 12:59 PM 14,607 Views 3 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Exactly 70 years ago today, the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz was liberated
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Exactly 70 years ago today, the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz was liberated

Jan 27th 2015, 7:45 AM 21,447 Views 99 Comments

The camp was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on 27 January 1945

'We were woken by these piercing screams': Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz
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'We were woken by these piercing screams': Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz

Jan 27th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,507 Views 42 Comments

Between 1940 and 1945, some 1.1 million people, including one million Jews, perished in the twin death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
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Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people

Jan 26th 2015, 8:03 PM 18,883 Views 113 Comments

The director was speaking to a group of Holocaust survivors in Poland today.

These Holocaust memorials are banned in Munich. Why? Because of Jewish opposition
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These Holocaust memorials are banned in Munich. Why? Because of Jewish opposition

Jan 21st 2015, 5:00 PM 19,826 Views 62 Comments

The ‘Stolperstein’ project has been ongoing for 20 years.

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers
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Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers

Sep 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,321 Views 2 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?

93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged with 300,000 crimes
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93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged with 300,000 crimes

Sep 17th 2014, 8:09 AM 28,943 Views 149 Comments

Oskar Groening is accused of managing money and property stolen from victims.

89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz
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89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz

Jun 19th 2014, 7:58 AM 15,653 Views 78 Comments

The man admits joining the Waffen SS when he was 17 but denies being an Auschwitz guard.

Police arrest 93-year-old Nazi concentration camp medic
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Police arrest 93-year-old Nazi concentration camp medic

Mar 18th 2014, 1:38 PM 21,638 Views 94 Comments

The man worked at the Auschwitz death camp, and faces multiple charges of aiding and abetting murder.

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