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Jewish collector's sole descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

Sep 13, 2018

Jewish collector's sole descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis had a family reunion with one of the works on Wednesday after almost eight decades, an impressionist piece by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Sylvie Sulitzer saw "Two Women in a Garden" for the ...

Poland totals World War II occupation's cost amid Germany claim talk

Sep 1, 2018

Poland totals World War II occupation's cost amid Germany claim talk

A parliamentary commission in Poland reported Friday that the country lost more than 5 million citizens and over $54 billion dollars (€46.6 billion) worth of assets under its Nazi German occupation during World War II. The commission announced the numbers as part of the current ...

U.S. deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

/ Aug 21, 2018

U.S. deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said. The deportation of the 95-year-old former concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij, came 25 years after ...

Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

Aug 6, 2018

Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An Amazon executive said the company blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota complained to Amazon ...

Poland amends controversial Holocaust law

Jun 28, 2018

Poland amends controversial Holocaust law

Poland on Wednesday amended a controversial Holocaust law that had sparked outrage in Israel by imposing jail terms on anyone claiming the Polish government was responsible for Nazi German war crimes. The amendment removes fines or criminal penalties of up to three years in prison ...