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Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark
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Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark

Oct 28th 2021, 3:35 PM 8,830 Views 11 Comments

‘Clearly no offence was meant, but some people have rightly pointed out to me the use of the analogy was not correct,’ said the former Man City and Newcastle United midfielder.

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks
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Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks

Oct 6th 2021, 3:29 PM 17,951 Views 10 Comments

Museum officials characterised some of the graffiti as anti-Semitic and echoing phrases used by Holocaust deniers.

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit
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Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:14 AM 39,829 Views 48 Comments

Kentaro Kobayashi’s comments in a video of a comedy sketch from 1998 emerged online overnight.

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case
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Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case

Feb 9th 2021, 10:19 PM 29,179 Views 13 Comments

Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski must apologise to Filomena Leszczynska for ‘providing inaccurate information’ about her late uncle.

'We have to tell our stories so it doesn’t happen again': Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online
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'We have to tell our stories so it doesn’t happen again': Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online

Jan 27th 2021, 2:26 PM 11,595 Views 26 Comments

Tova Friedman had hoped to take her grandchildren to the site of the former Nazi death camp but the coronavirus pandemic prevented the trip.

Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust
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Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust

Oct 12th 2020, 10:45 PM 12,563 Views 26 Comments

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

'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 57,990 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Feb 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 113,409 Views 64 Comments

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

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 15,540 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

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

Nov 20th 2019, 10:43 PM 42,534 Views 55 Comments

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

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 45,732 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Feb 27th 2019, 8:24 PM 40,297 Views 27 Comments

The remains of hundreds of people have been found.

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

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,063 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2018, 1:32 PM 18,854 Views 20 Comments

Georges Loinger was himself imprisoned during the war but escaped.

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

Oct 27th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,068 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Aug 21st 2018, 9:59 PM 36,449 Views 87 Comments

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

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

Jul 19th 2018, 5:06 PM 17,168 Views 57 Comments

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

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
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Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

May 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 9,956 Views 79 Comments

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

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

Feb 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,125 Views 30 Comments

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

Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law
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Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law

Feb 6th 2018, 11:28 AM 14,984 Views 82 Comments

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

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Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois race for Congress

Feb 5th 2018, 8:59 AM 20,396 Views 118 Comments

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

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

Feb 3rd 2018, 12:24 PM 21,676 Views 70 Comments

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.

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

Feb 1st 2018, 7:14 AM 19,840 Views 103 Comments

And Israel is not one bit impressed.

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

Jan 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 31,877 Views 130 Comments

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

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 23,854 Views 28 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.

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

Nov 17th 2017, 1:19 PM 11,638 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 15,056 Views 34 Comments

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House
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Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

Oct 28th 2017, 6:31 AM 12,993 Views 59 Comments

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

Oct 24th 2017, 2:23 PM 21,514 Views 29 Comments

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

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
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Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Oct 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,563 Views 99 Comments

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

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

Sep 25th 2017, 7:40 AM 14,933 Views 115 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2017, 1:00 PM 22,445 Views 95 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 11th 2017, 5:39 PM 26,312 Views 67 Comments

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

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer
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Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Jul 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,808 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jun 30th 2017, 11:00 PM 12,902 Views 18 Comments

The Czech leader is under fire for supporting the movie.

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

Apr 28th 2017, 10:54 AM 15,888 Views 92 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 7:11 AM 19,795 Views 65 Comments

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

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

Jan 30th 2017, 10:53 PM 23,204 Views 67 Comments

Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’

Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large
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Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large

Jan 28th 2017, 7:40 AM 18,792 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Jan 4th 2017, 10:56 AM 20,172 Views 83 Comments

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.

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