Whoopi Goldberg suspended from show after Holocaust remarks
06 February 2022 | 6:06 am
Goldberg, one of the co-hosts of the "The View" talk show, has been taken off the program for two weeks, after she said the Holocaust was not about race. Jewish groups criticized the remarks, and she later apologized.
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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.
5 Feb 2021
Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori apologized on Thursday for sexist comments he reportedly made about women talking too much, but said he would not resign. The remarks have sparked a storm of criticism on social media and risked tainting public opinion of the games.
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Around 390 Tokyo 2020 Olympics volunteers have resigned following sexist remarks by Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori, Japan's Olympic minister said on Tuesday (February 9).
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The former prime minister and current president of the Summer Games' organizing committee is due to step down after saying that women speak too much in meetings. The remarks sparked outrage at home and abroad.
7 Apr 2021
Washington says it is in talks with its allies about how to approach the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Human rights groups and some US lawmakers have been urging a boycott.
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The State Department has not specified which comments were meant, but the Turkish president has strongly criticized Israeli airstrikes on Gaza.
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.
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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.
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Poland should "freeze" the new restitution law, an Israeli official told DW as the diplomatic row between the countries escalates.
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As a teenager, she had to perform in the Auschwitz girls' orchestra. But Esther Bejarano never stopped loving music — or fighting against racism.
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An Alabama ban on the provision of gender-affirming medication for minors has been blocked by a federal judge. Transgender rights have become a bone of contention for right-wing Republicans.
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