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From TheJournal.ie Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust Facebook

Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust

Facebook vice president of content policy Monika Bickert cautioned that the change will take time.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?' Dita Kraus

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.

From TheJournal.ie Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on Holocaust

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history' Roger Hallam

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

From TheJournal.ie Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85 Poland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A mass grave has been unearthed in a Belarusian former Jewish ghetto Brest This post contains videos

A mass grave has been unearthed in a Belarusian former Jewish ghetto

The remains of hundreds of people have been found.

From TheJournal.ie Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis' Holocaust

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

From TheJournal.ie French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children during WW2 dies aged 108 Georges Loinger

French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children during WW2 dies aged 108

Georges Loinger was himself imprisoned during the war but escaped.

From TheJournal.ie Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies Lello Di Segni

Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies

Lello Di Segni was 16 years old when he and his family were seized in the round-up by the Third Reich’s troops.

From TheJournal.ie Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard Nazi Past

Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard

Jakiw Palij became an American citizen in 1957, but was told to leave the country in 2004.

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments Facebook

Zuckerberg says Holocaust denial is 'deeply offensive' after criticism over comments

The Facebook CEO said posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed automatically from the social media platform.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

From TheJournal.ie New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler' Tribute

New Cork bridge could be named after Mary Elmes, the 'Irish Oskar Schindler'

It is hoped construction will begin on the bridge by the end of this year or beginning of 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law Legislation

Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law

The law would set fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as Polish.

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress

Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress

Art Jones is currently the only Republican candidate for the November election.

From TheJournal.ie Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI Broadcasting Authority

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI

Myers previously described himself as such in describing his issues with the word ‘holocaust’ itself, rather than in denying the genocide of European Jews during World War II.

From TheJournal.ie Poland officially passes bill saying it had no hand in the Holocaust Not Complicit

Poland officially passes bill saying it had no hand in the Holocaust

And Israel is not one bit impressed.

From TheJournal.ie Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust Holocaust

Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust

The measure must still pass the Senate before being signed by the president.

From TheJournal.ie Rare Holocaust-era brooch, gift from husband to his wife in the ghetto, resurfaces in Poland Link To The Past

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

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

Man United scrap show featuring former BBC sports broadcaster due to his 'objectionable views'

David Icke is an alleged anti-Semite and Holocaust denier.

From TheJournal.ie Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests Indonesia

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House Memorial

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

The Irish oak tree was planted to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.

Lazio president vows to take fans to Auschwitz after fall-out from Anne Frank stickers

The Holocaust victim was pictured in a Roma jersey alongside anti-semitic slogans at the Stadio Olimpico.

From TheJournal.ie Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people Oversight

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Stop the Nazis': Protests in Germany as far-right party secures 13% of national vote Afd

'Stop the Nazis': Protests in Germany as far-right party secures 13% of national vote

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder described AfD’s success as “abhorrent”.

From TheJournal.ie Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust Aborigines

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust

The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.

From TheJournal.ie The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113 Yisrael Kristal

The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113

Yisrael Kristal survived Auschwitz and lived out his life in Israel.

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer World War 2

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence" Lety

Anti-racism campaigners say opening of pig farm at ex-Nazi camp is a "grave offence"

The Czech leader is under fire for supporting the movie.

From TheJournal.ie Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial Baggage

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

From TheJournal.ie Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired Chemical Weapons

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired

“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”

From TheJournal.ie White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic' Sean Spicer This post contains videos

White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic'

Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’

From TheJournal.ie Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large World War II

Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large

Since 2001, 104 Nazis have been convicted over their roles in the Holocaust.

From TheJournal.ie Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany Bestseller

Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany

It was initially planned to print only 4,000 copies of the Nazi leader’s anti-Semitic manifesto, but production was boosted after intense demand.

From TheJournal.ie Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud Holocaust

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

New research suggests that the August 1944 police raid in which Frank was arrested may have been staged to investigate illegal activity in the building.

From TheJournal.ie 89-year-old Holocaust survivor warns Austrians not to vote for far-right party Video Appeal

89-year-old Holocaust survivor warns Austrians not to vote for far-right party

Austrians will go to the polls tomorrow to choose their next President.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again" Speech

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese girl band apologises after wearing costumes that looked like Nazi uniforms Keyakizaka46

Japanese girl band apologises after wearing costumes that looked like Nazi uniforms

They wore the costumes on stage, a move which sparked protests.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler Holocaust

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

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