Orban’s ‘pure Nazi’ speech triggers political earthquake
29 July 2022 | 10:21 am
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is not known for his restraint, but he may have finally gone too far with a speech railing against "mixed-race" populations. A close adviser has stepped down — and fallout continues.
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A Christmas carol by a Nazi poet loyal to the regime is still in the Protestant hymnal. Now, there is a discussion about removing the song by Hermann Claudius in the next edition.
One of the last expected verdicts concerning Nazi crimes is being appealed by a 97-year-old woman convicted of complicity in thousands of murders.
Hungary's PM Orban personally accused of corruption: DW's Terri Schultz
A new appeal urges the Bundestag parliament to recognize disabled people or others deemed too sick either to live or to procreate as victims of the Nazi regime. Roughly 300,000 were killed in Europe.
Three pieces from Ismar Littmann's art collection will be given back to his heirs, decades after the works were stolen by the Nazis. The lawyer and art collector died in 1934 after facing antisemetic persecution.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said cutting off relations with Russia would not be in the country's national interest. Hungary is heavily reliant on Russia for its energy needs.
In the Nazi era, photographs were used both for propaganda and documentation. The exhibition "Flashes of Memory" explores the crucial role of the medium.
Brazil had temporarily banned Telegram after it failed to cooperate in an investigation into neo-Nazi chat groups. The company says it prioritizes the privacy of users.
Several Jewish groups have condemned the $150 million sale of jewels linked to a Nazi. Christie's auction house is putting 700 pieces of jewelry up. These are from the collection of Heidi Horten an Austrian heiress whose German husband, Helmut Horten, had been a Nazi.
Australia has recently seen a spate of openly Nazi protests and online violent threats against LGBTQ people. Tasmania has now become the first Australian state to outlaw both Nazi salutes and symbols.
The Nazis were masters of using propaganda for their purposes. The primary tool was, at the time, a revolutionary new technology: radio.
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