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Serbia begins renovation work on Staro Sajmiste death camp

Construction work will also include a memorial center and two museums to honor victims.

Serbia to preserve Staro Sajmiste death camp, construct memorial

Two mass graves of over 8,000 Nazi victims found in Poland

Mass graves containing ashes of thousands of murdered Soldau concentration camp inmates found in Polish forest.

Two mass graves of over 8,000 Nazi victims found in Poland

101-year old former Nazi camp guard sentenced to 5 years for war crimes

Oldest person charged in Germany with Holocaust war crimes found guilty of accessory to murder while a guard at Sachsenhausen death camp.

101-year old Nazi guard sentenced to 5 years for war crimes

One of Bergen-Belsen’s last liberators passes away

One of the last living liberators of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp has died at the age of 97.

One of Bergen-Belsen’s last liberators passes away

Former Nazi guard claims he was merely a farmhand working nearby

101-year-old accused of being guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp says he was a laborer at a factory and farm, not an SS watchman.

Former Nazi guard claims he was merely a farmhand working nearby

100-year old former death camp guard goes on trial in Germany

Josef S is the oldest defendant to be tried in court for crimes committed during the Nazi era.

100-year old former death camp guard goes on trial in Germany

96-year old Nazi death camp worker flees Germany before trial

Stenographer at the Stutthof death camp accused of being complicit in the deaths of over 10,000 prisoners.

96-year old Nazi death camp worker flees Germany before trial

100-year old former death camp guard to be tried in Germany

Former guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, charged with accessory to murder of 3,500 individuals, will stand trial in October.

100-year old former death camp guard to be tried in Germany

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Thousands of Jews, Greeks and Italian POWs were imprisoned at Haidari transit camp, with most of the Jews ending up in Auschwitz.

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

"Nothing can take away the pain of the survivors of the concentration camps," Merkel says.

Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

Armani blazer resembling concentration camp uniform no longer for sale

After activist campaign, Armani removes from stores blazer that looks like uniform worn by Jews in concentration camps during Holocaust.

Armani blazer resembling death camp uniform no longer for sale

How Eisenhower made sure the horrors would never be forgotten

When General Eisenhower saw the horrors of the Nazi death camps, he insisted that a visual and written record be kept for history. Op-ed.

How Eisenhower made sure the horrors would never be forgotten

Brazilian TV anchor ousted for proposal to house COVID-19 patients in ‘concentration camp’

Brazilian TV anchor fired after proposing on air that a 'concentration camp' be created to house patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

Brazilian TV anchor: Put corona patients in ‘concentration camp’

Preschool opens at former concentration camp in Serbia

Preschool in Serbia opens at a building that once was part of a Nazi concentration camp. "Inappropriate, considering what took place there.”

Preschool opens at former concentration camp in Serbia

There is no Dachau in Texas

There is no Dachau in Texas

Documentary explores British isle that housed Nazi camps

British archaeologist looks for clues about death toll on island of Alderney, slamming local government's limitations on her research.

Documentary explores British isle that housed Nazi camps

Holocaust survivor meets US army vet who liberated her

Sophie Tajch Klisman meets army vet Doug Harvey, thanking him for helping liberate her from Salzwedel concentration camp during WW II.

Holocaust survivor meets US army vet who liberated her

Event comparing Syrian refugees to Holocaust victims canceled

Citing violent threats by Jews, Dutch Holocaust museum nixes event for refugees.

Event comparing Syrian refugees to Holocaust victims canceled

Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

'Listen to me, I went through it. Please. This is not a concentration camp.'

Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

German memorial honors forced laborers of forgotten Nazi camp

Germany inaugurates memorial honoring prisoners who died in a long-forgotten Nazi concentration camp.

German memorial honors forced laborers of forgotten Nazi camp

Music of Holocaust victims returns to former Nazi camp

Music composed by Jewish Holocaust victims at Westerbork in the Netherlands for Nazi oppressors played again at the camp.

Music of Holocaust victims returns to former Nazi camp

Man arrested for shouting Nazi slogans at chief rabbi of Vienna

49-year-old man arrested for making Nazi salute, shouting pro-Hitler slogans at Chief Rabbi of Vienna and his grandson.

Man arrested for shouting Nazi slogans at chief rabbi of Vienna

Poland: Investigate 'naked tag' video filmed in gas chamber

Polish interior minister orders investigation into naked video filmed at gas chamber.

Poland: Investigate 'naked tag' video filmed in gas chamber

Survivor groups demand explanation for gas chamber 'naked tag'

Groups for Holocaust survivors ask Poland to explain why artists were allowed to film naked game of tag in former Stutthof Nazi death camp.

Survivor groups demand explanation for gas chamber 'naked tag'

2 SS guards charged with mass murder of hundreds of prisoners

Former guards at Stutthof concentration camp charged with killing hundreds of Jewish, Polish, and Soviet prisoners.

2 SS guards charged with mass murder of hundreds of prisoners

Prince William visits Nazi concentration camp

British Prince and wife visit Stutthof concentration camp in Poland, meet with Holocaust survivors.

Prince William visits Nazi concentration camp

'Your neighbor is a Nazi!'

New York yeshiva students protest outside Queens home of Nazi concentration camp guard Jakiw Palij.

'Your neighbor is a Nazi!'

'No usable evidence' in investigation into stolen Dachau sign

Norway police admit the investigation into how an iron gate stolen from Dachau ended up in western Norway is complicated.

'No usable evidence' in investigation into stolen Dachau sign

Russian 'Holocaust on ice' routine causes uproar

Social media outraged after Putin spokesman's wife appears on reality show dancing while dressed as a concentration camp prisoner.

Russian 'Holocaust on ice' routine causes uproarplayer

'Auschwitz vacation' bus sparks controversy

Faux concentration camp bus advertisement draws criticism in Czech Republic.

Satirical 'Auschwitz vacation' bus sparks controversy

Lithuanian city defends recreation at Nazi camp

City of Kaunas in Lithuania defends the operator of a former concentration camp where recreational events are held.

Lithuanian city defends recreational events at former Nazi camp

Lithuanian concentration camp now a wedding venue

Seventh Fort in Vilnius is actually a former concentration camp.

This Lithuanian concentration camp is now a wedding venue

Amira Hass: Terror 'Legitimate' in Judea-Samaria

Haaretz journalist calls Gaza a 'concentration camp' in long-winded conspiracy theory speech justifying attacks against Israelis.

Haaretz's Amira Hass: Terror 'Legitimate' in Judea-Samaria

More Than 10,000 Mark Mauthausen Liberation

More than 10,000 people from some 50 countries marked 68th anniversary of liberation of Nazi concentration camp at Mauthausen in Austria.

More Than 10,000 Mark Mauthausen Liberation

Dutch Nazi Camp Cancels Barbed Wire Sale

A foundation responsible for former Nazi concentration camp cancelled planned sale of barbed wire pieces due to outrage .

Dutch Nazi Camp Cancels Barbed Wire Sale