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Over 2,000 people attended the event at Brandenburg Gate, while Jews in Munich recognized International Holocaust Survivors Night. Religious and political leaders denounced anti-Semitism and far-right extremism.
13 Aug 2019
Kurt Marx was allowed to flee Nazi Germany when he was 13, just months before the Second World War began. He, and 10,000 mostly Jewish children were granted refuge in the UK.. On a recent visit to Berlin, the 94-old retraced a painful journey.
7 Sep 2019
Israel: Why some ageing Holocaust survivors are living in poverty
1 Dec 2019
Extinction Rebellion co-founder Roger Hallam's writings on civil disobedience were central to the movement. Hallam has been criticized by his fellow activists for relativizing the Holocaust.
1 Dec 2019
Extinction Rebellion co-founder Roger Hallam sparked outrage when he "downplayed" the significance of the Holocaust. He has now apologized for his "crass words" that caused offense.
8 Dec 2019
A German art-activist collective has apologized after a public outcry over a "tasteless" memorial it erected in Berlin that claims to contain the ashes of Nazi victims. "We made mistakes," the group said.
31 Dec 2019
The small brass "stumbling blocks" are familiar to anyone who has walked the streets of Germany. Each one commemorates a victim of the Nazi regime, and now the 75,000th stone has been laid in a small Bavarian town.
15 Jan 2020
In 1945, the Soviets liberated Nazi Germany's Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in occupied Poland. Russia, Poland and Israel are engaged in a diplomatic spat surrounding the 75th anniversary of this event.
2 Feb 2020
Located in the heart of the government quarter of Berlin, the Memorial of the murdered Jews of Europe has been a magnet for visitors since its opening in 2005. From praise to harsh criticism has it received a lot of public attention. But what is it, that makes the Memorial so unique? We take you into the steles of the monument.
28 Jan 2020
As the Holocaust is remembered 75 years after the horrors of Nazi death camps, how can the intergenerational transmission of memory be secured? Could social media play a role? We take a look at some examples.
8 May 2020
Ruth Ur, the director of the German section of Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial, tells DW why a fresh perspective on remembrance work is more important than ever — even during the coronavirus crisis.
17 Sep 2020
A new study reveals that roughly 11% of young adult respondents in the United States believe that Jews caused the Holocaust. Nearly half were unable to name one of Europe's 40,000 camps and ghettos.
13 Oct 2020
In addition to the ban, the social network will direct users to authoritative sources if they seek details about the genocide. Facebook announced the new policy as it continues to deal with misinformation on its site.
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A Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad appeared in court in Germany on Monday facing charges of crimes against humanity. The suspect is also accused of murder and attempted murder as part of a group that assassinated opponents of dictator Yahya Jammeh.
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Mohammed Yasin Malik told the court that the charges of terrorism against him were "concocted, fabricated and politically motivated."
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