Survivors mark 77 years of liberation of Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp
12 April 2022 | 5:09 am
Some of those who survived the Buchenwald concentration camp now face a second war in Ukraine. Germany barred Russian delegates from attending the ceremonies this year after one survivor was killed.
13 Apr 2020
Only employees of Buchenwald's memorial site attended the anniversary event due to Germany's coronavirus lockdown measures. Authorities called out increasing right-wing extremism in a "Thuringian declaration."
8 Jun 2020
Some women's advocacy groups in Russia are reporting a 70% increase in calls for help. With shelters in quarantine over the coronavirus, one Moscow hotel is giving women a place to go.
8 Jul 2020
Rescuers shovel dirt and excavators remove debris following floods and landslides that have claimed at least 52 lives in the southwest of Japan. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says more troops will join in search and rescue operations.
5 Aug 2020
As Japan marks 75 years since the devastating attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the last generation of nuclear bomb survivors are working to ensure their message lives on after them. The "hibakusha" -- literally "person affected by the bomb" -- have for decades been a powerful voice calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
11 Dec 2020
The man who attempted to shoot his way into a synagogue Halle, eastern Germany, has made his final statement in a high-profile trial. Many co-plaintiffs have condemned proceedings as a missed opportunity.
13 Dec 2020
Morocco normalises relations with Israel as the US, in turn, pledges to recognise Rabat's sovereignty over the Western Sahara. We look at the history of that conflict. Also, there's a landmark victory for rape survivors in Kenya as the High Court awards compensation to four women who were assaulted after the 2007 election. It's the first time judges have officially recognised post-election sexual violence. And making clothes for those who fled with nothing: we meet a tailor who has set up shop on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border, helping those who recently fled the conflict in Tigray.
18 Jan 2021
A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday 15 January 2021, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings. President Joko Widodo expresses condolences and asks people to stay alert over extreme weather.
26 Jan 2021
Rescuers race to find anyone still alive under the rubble of a flattened hospital as death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has jumped to at least 73, authorities say.
17 Mar 2021
Hawker Saber is one of the survivors of the chemical attack Saddam Hussein ordered on the Kurdish town of Halabja 33 years ago but he needs a respirator to stay alive. Saber, who is hooked to the machine for more than 20 hours a day, was just three at the time but he still has terrible memories of March 16, 1988.
17 Apr 2021
During the civil war that ended over 30 years ago Abla Barotta survived shelling and clashes, but she now fears a "slow death" from Lebanon's worst economic crisis in decades. The 58-year-old mother of three is a survivor among the more than 50 percent of Lebanese today living in poverty.
29 Jun 2021
Residents, volunteers and Florida officials set up flowers at a makeshift memorial dedicated to the victims of the collapsed 12-story beachside apartment building in Miami. "I’m not going to give up hope," says a friend of two missing victims as the rescue operation carries on.
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Inflation in the eurozone reached 10% in September, the highest it has ever been in the history of the common European currency.
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Against the backdrop of far-right Italian politician Giorgia Meloni's election win, a video circulating heavily on social media claims that anti-EU demonstrators ripped down the EU flag outside the bloc's Rome headquarters. But all is not as it seems. We also debunk photographs from a Meloni campaign rally that are plagued by Photoshop accusations.Join us for this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
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As the world struggles to overcome the huge problems of today, it would do well to turn towards indigenous peoples for solutions. That's the message from Julian Brave NoiseCat, a writer, journalist and advocate for indigenous peoples.
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The last section of the Humboldt Forum, a new museum in Berlin, is opening to the public. The museum's east wing houses collections of the Museum of Asian Art and the Ethnological Museum. Famous Benin bronzes are on display there before their restitution.