German court to try 96-year-old over time at Nazi concentration camp
The elderly woman, once a secretary at Hitlerꞌs Stutthof camp, is accused of being an accessory to the murder of over 11,000 people. She will be tried in a juvenile court as she was 18 at the time.
Merkel marks 80 years since Nazi invasion of Soviet Union
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described the June 1941 invasion as a cause for "shame." In her weekly video podcast, she also criticized modern-day crackdowns in Russia and Belarus.
England: Nazi Victims and the German Pass
During the Nazi dictatorship, thousands of Germans were deprived of their citizenship on political, racial or religious grounds. The German constitution allows Germans whose citizenship was revoked by the Nazis, and their descendants, to apply to have it restored. But a lot of applicants are rejected.
Bosnian jailed for smuggling gun parts to neo-Nazi-linked clients in Sweden
A US court has sentenced a Bosnian man to over seven years in prison for sending gun parts overseas, including to clients involved with a Swedish neo-Nazi group. The man labeled the items as bicycle parts.
Austria to give citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims
Austrian lawmakers have voted to provide path to Austrian citizenship for descendants of people who had been forced out of the country by the Nazis. Great-grandchildren of Nazi victims would also be eligible.
German police confiscate 4,200 liters of beer from neo-Nazis
A court has instituted an alcohol ban at a neo-Nazi event taking place in Ostritz, a town in Saxony. A counterprotest has also been barred from demonstrating directly in front of the venue.
Eagle from a sunken Nazi battleship will be sold Uruguayan court
An Uruguayan court orders the sale of a Nazi sculpture recovered 13 years ago among the remains of the German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee. The sculpture, a bronze eagle with a swastika under its talons, was part of the stern of the battleship that sank off Montevideo's coast in 1939.
Auschwitz sees record visitors in 2018
More than 2.1 million people visited the former concentration and extermination camp in southern Poland last year. The camp witnessed some of the worst horrors committed on Jews by Nazi Germany.
German couple hosts anti-Nazi party in neo-Nazi village
Neo-Nazi sympathizers have completely taken over the village of Jamel, in north-eastern Germany, with the notable exception of one couple. Every year, the Lohmeyers take a stand against their far-right neighbors by staging a music festival.