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Buchenwald death camp memorial trees chopped down

Seven trees at memorial site near concentration camp destroyed by vandals.

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Amsterdam pays tribute to Jews murdered in Sobibor

Amsterdam holds ceremony honoring 33,000 Dutch Jews who were killed in the Sobibor death camp during the Holocaust.

Amsterdam pays tribute to Jews murdered in Sobibor

Buchenwald death camp observes 77-year anniversary since liberation

German Jewish community president Josef Schuster uses event to speak out for Holocaust survivors who have had to flee Ukraine.

Buchenwald death camp marks 77-year anniversary since liberation

Slovakia condemns WWII deportation of Jews to death camps

Slovakia's parliament passes resolution condemning the mass deportation of Slovakian Jews to concentration camps during the Holocaust.

Slovakia condemns WWII deportation of Jews to death camps

UK power plant blasted for lighting chimneys for Holocaust Memorial Day

Battersea Power Station takes part in Light The Darkness campaign but gets called out for connection between chimneys and death camps.

UK power plant blasted for lighting chimneys in honor of Holocaust

96-year old runaway Nazi war crimes suspect goes on trial

Irmgard Furchner, who is accused of being an accessory to murders at the Stutthof death camp, attempted to flee her trial in September.

96-year old runaway Nazi war crimes suspect goes on trial

Rosh Hashannah in the labor death camp

Every year when the shofar was blown, the elderly man ran out of shul. Why?

Rosh Hashannah in the labor death camp

UK reality star apologizes for offensive Holocaust themed selfie

UK reality star slammed for posting selfie apparently referencing concentration camp uniform and a well known Holocaust novel.

UK reality star apologizes for offensive Holocaust themed selfie

Remains of 10 Jews discovered at site of Sobibór death camp

A study examining bodies discovered at site of former death camp found they were not Polish partisans but Jewish victims of Nazi guards.

Remains of 10 Jews discovered at site of Sobibór death camp

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

Esther Bejarano, who played in Auschwitz death camp orchestra, dies at 96

Bejarano went on to use music as a way to fight anti-Semitism and discrimination in Germany, and won numerous awards.

Esther Bejarano, who played in Auschwitz orchestra, dies at 96

Serbia to block construction on former concentration camps

Serbian Pres. promises to pass bill blocking construction at sites of former concentration camps, create Holocaust memorial center.

Serbia to block construction on former concentration camps

Polish police petitioned to bar Holocaust denier planning tours

Holocaust commemoration group petitions Polish border police to block entry to Holocaust denier who plans to give tours of Nazi death camps.

Polish police petitioned to bar Holocaust denier planning tours

'Hitler expert' Holocaust denier leads tour of Nazi death camps

British Holocaust denier David Irving leading tour of Nazi death camps.

'Hitler expert' Holocaust denier leads tour of Nazi death camps

Polish Auschwitz survivor to take Nazi camp row to EU court

97-year-old Auschwitz survivor plans to take German public broadcaster to Europe's top court for calling Nazi camps 'Polish.'

Polish Auschwitz survivor to take Nazi camp row to EU court

'The mass murders were carried out by our country'

German Foreign Minister says Poland can rely on his country to condemn distortions of history regarding the Nazi camps.

'The mass murders were carried out by our country'

Polish PM: We understand Israel's emotions

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki addresses controversial bill, stresses Poland will not limit freedom to debate the Holocaust.

Polish PM: We understand Israel's emotions

Polish TV host: Just call them 'Jewish camps'

Polish TV host makes light of debate on death camps, jokes they should be called “Jewish camps”.

Polish TV host: Just call them 'Jewish camps'

Polish Senate approves controversial Holocaust bill

Polish senators approve bill making it illegal to suggest Poland was responsible for Nazi atrocities. President must now sign it into law.

Polish Senate approves controversial Holocaust bill

Israel and Poland to start dialogue on Holocaust law

Netanyahu speaks with Polish counterpart, the two agree to start a dialogue on bill outlawing references to Nazi death camps as Polish.

Israel and Poland to start dialogue on Holocaust law

Polish PM: Auschwitz-Birkenau is not a Polish name

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki responds to controversy over bill to outlaw mention of Polish involvement in Holocaust.

Polish PM: Auschwitz-Birkenau is not a Polish name

143 students infected with virus at Nazi death camps

143 students participating in a school trip to the Nazi death camps were stricken with serious stomach cramps while touring.

143 students infected with virus at Nazi death camps

Poland proposes: Jail users of Polish death camps

Polish government proposes bill that would make the use of terms like "Polish death camps" a crime punishable by jail time.

Poland proposes to jail those who say 'Polish death camps'

Expert: Holocaust Camps are Falling Apart

Evidence of Nazi atrocities is falling apart due to neglect, warns expert in Holocaust denial.

Expert: Holocaust Camps are Falling Apart

Nazi Descendants and Survivors March Across Poland

Descendents of Nazi SS officers, together with Holocaust survivors and their offsprings, began a week-long march across Poland.

Nazi Descendants and Holocaust Survivors March Across Poland