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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.
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.
15 Jun 2021
Controversial US lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for remarks in which she repeatedly equated mask mandates with Nazis forcing Jews to wear yellow stars in World War Two-era Germany.
27 Jun 2021
At a time of frequent reports of right-wing extremism within the military and rising antisemitism in German society, the reestablishment of Jewish military chaplaincy is a clear statement, 76 years after the end of WWII.
30 Jun 2021
Poland should "freeze" the new restitution law, an Israeli official told DW as the diplomatic row between the countries escalates.
13 Jul 2021
As a teenager, she had to perform in the Auschwitz girls' orchestra. But Esther Bejarano never stopped loving music — or fighting against racism.
23 Jul 2021
Tokyo Olympics head Seiko Hashimoto said Kentaro Kobayashi was dismissed over a past joke about the Holocaust. The move comes just one day before the show.
13 Aug 2021
The law would prevent Holocaust survivors from regaining property seized after World War II. It triggered sharp criticism from Israel and the United States.
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Iran has been gripped by five weeks of demonstrations against dress codes for women — and some hard-liners want an even stronger clampdown. ZDF journalist Jörg Brase reports on protests and acts of civil disobedience in Iran's capital, Tehran.
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We take a look at how the press is covering the anti-Covid protests in China. We also discuss the anti-regime movement in Iran and a controversial World Cup move to support it. In food news, we find out the challenges facing the EU chocolate industry and how dolphins aren't put off by the taste of hot peppers.
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More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers continue to protest the building of a seaport. The project is being financed by Asia's richest man, Gautam Adani.
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A former teacher has been accused of more than 100 cases of sexual abuse against children and teenagers. The crimes allegedly occurred over more than two decades in the western state of Hesse.
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30 percent of African women are entrepreneurs. Their contribution to African economies is vital. But they could do much more, if treated just like their male counterparts.
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Two more teams qualify for the World Cup last 16, meaning that there are still 13 squads looking to book their place. If you thought the matches were exciting so far, they're bound to get even tougher over the coming days. Portugal make it through with a double from Bruno Fernandes, as do Brazil despite Neymar’s absence. Plus, Cameroon come from behind in a 3-3 thriller against Serbia, while Ghana beat South Korea 3-2.