Auschwitz survivor inspires many but others see political agenda

World / Social Issues Jan 30, 2020

Auschwitz survivor inspires many but others see political agenda

An Auschwitz survivor's warning about indifference to discrimination is reverberating strongly in his native Poland, with some people praising the 93-year-old's World War II anniversary speech as wise but others criticizing it as overtly political. Marian Turski was one of the keynote speakers during observances ...

Auschwitz survivors sound alarm 75 years after liberation

World Jan 27, 2020

Auschwitz survivors sound alarm 75 years after liberation

Seventy-five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a dwindling number of elderly Holocaust survivors gathered Monday at the former German Nazi death camp to honor its more than 1.1 million victims and to share their alarm over rising anti-Semitism. More than 200 survivors came from ...

World Jan 23, 2020

German neo-Nazi group Combat 18 Deutschland banned

Germany is banning the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 Deutschland in what the country's top security official said Thursday was a "clear message" against far-right extremism and anti-Semitism. More than 200 police officers carried out raids in six German states early Thursday, seizing cellphones, computers, unspecified ...