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 ...

Business Dec 2, 2019

Poland museum slams Amazon for Auschwitz Christmas ornaments

A Polish museum on Sunday slammed U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon for selling Christmas ornaments with images of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, calling them inappropriate. The museum at the site of the former camp in southern Poland tweeted screenshots of the items showing train ...

Hungary Holocaust march honors Scottish missionary

World / Social Issues Apr 15, 2019

Hungary Holocaust march honors Scottish missionary

Thousands of Hungarians attended the annual March of the Living in Budapest on Sunday to commemorate victims of the Holocaust, including Jane Haining, a Scottish missionary who refused to abandon her Jewish charges during World War II. Israel's Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem estimates that 565,000 ...

Defeating Nazism: a just war

Commentary / World Feb 3, 2015

Defeating Nazism: a just war

by Hugh Cortazzi

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we should be mindful that the peace of Europe and of the world could be jeopardized by a return to rivalry between European states and the collapse of the European Union.

Editorials Jan 23, 2015

Auschwitz's lessons for Japan

The 70th anniversary, on Tuesday, of the Soviet Army's liberation of Nazi Germany's Auschwitz concentration camp should serve as a chance for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflect on Japan's wartime behavior in the Asia-Pacific region.