Greece’s first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history
09 June 2019 | 2:55 pm
The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again.
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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Authorities shut down internet and restricted gatherings in the western Indian town after a widely-circulated video showed two men slitting a tailor's throat. It comes amid widespread religious tensions in India.
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At the summit in Spain, leaders say they want to send a message to Russia, as NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says Moscow's war in Ukraine presents the "biggest challenge" in the alliance's history.
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Migration has become the major option of survival for many Nigerian youths. Many reasons have been argued to be the cause for youth migration abroad. One of such reasons is the extreme rate of poverty. And as poverty keeps biting hard on the population, Nigerians especially the youths tend to seek various creative means to go in search of greener pastures abroad. Guardian TV was out to speak with young Nigerians on why migration is an option.
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Every year, some 10,000 low-paid migrant labourers return home to southeast Asia from the Gulf in body bags. Half of these deaths are unexplained, and with no labour laws in place — nor any will from home nations to investigate — the cycle of exploitation continues unabated. These figures are estimates published in a report from the NGO FairSquare. As summer begins, more and more of these vulnerable workers are succumbing to heat-related illnesses. For more, we speak to Nicholas McGeehan, Director of FairSquare Research and Projects.
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With a verdict expected today, the French press is taking a look back at the past 10 months of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks trial. We also discuss bombshell testimony in the January 6 Capitol riot hearings, France's new National Assembly speaker and a French media strike. Finally, we find out why double-shampooing is a no-no in Italy.
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It's the first time Xi has made a trip outside mainland China since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The visit is expected to showcase Beijing's control over Hong Kong after a political crackdown crushed dissent.