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Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the court after a pre-trial hearing in a hush money case in New York on March 25. As Trump faces a slew of trials, his opponents should take the comparison to Hitler's court room dramas seriously.
Apr 3, 2024
The Hitler trial’s lessons in the Trump era
As former U.S. President Donald Trump faces a slew of trials, his opponents should take the comparison to Hitler's court room dramas seriously.
The number four worn by German national soccer team players has been said to bear a resemblance to the insignia of the Nazis' elite SS corps.
Apr 2, 2024
German soccer to change controversial kit number
The number four worn by national team players was said to bear a resemblance to the insignia of the Nazis' SS corps.
A demonstration against racism and far-right groups, including the Alternative for Germany party, is held in Berlin on Jan. 21.
Feb 15, 2024
The case for banning anti-democratic candidates
Barring anti-democratic candidates from elections may be like fighting fire with fire, but it could work in extreme cases, such as in the U.S. and Germany.
Outlawing the second-most popular party in Germany would be democratically questionable and could have negative consequences.
Jan 24, 2024
Should Germany’s AfD party be banned?
Germany's democratic values should be upheld by engaging with disgruntled voters in the voting booth, rather than seeking a legal ban.
Janos Cegledy sits in a park in Tokyo's Nerima Ward. The pianist says Japan suits him, “There is a certain civility and politeness here which you don’t find anywhere else.”
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / Longform
Dec 11, 2023
The extraordinary life of a Holocaust survivor living in Japan
Janos Cegledy tours schools, telling his story. If the students ever meet a Holocaust denier, he says, they can reply, "I met someone who was there."
A document from archives on Pope Pius XII, who reigned from 1939-1958, containing the names of people who were executed during the Ardeatine massacre in Italy in March 1944
Sep 17, 2023
Letter shows Pope Pius XII probably knew about Holocaust early on
A letter found in the Vatican archives on the church's knowledge of the Holocaust conflicts with the Holy See's official longtime position.
A ceremony is held in March 2016 in Markowa, Poland, at the grave of the Ulma family who were killed by the Nazis for hiding Jews during WWII.
Sep 10, 2023
Polish family killed by Nazis to be beatified in Catholic first
The Ulma family will be the first ever to be beatified, a key step on a possible path to sainthood in the Catholic Church.
Russian Communist Party supporters attend a ceremony in Red Square on March 5, 2021, marking the 68th anniversary of Soviet leader Josef Stalin’s death.
Sep 1, 2023
In Russia and Israel, national derangement runs wild
How can a priest bless a statue of Stalin and rabbis praise Nazism? In societies that are coming undone, absurd claims take root.
Children from nongovernment controlled territories who attended a Russian-organized summer camp and were then taken to Russia wait for departure to Kyiv, after returning via the Ukraine-Belarus border, in Volyn region, Ukraine on April 7.
Aug 10, 2023
Kremlin aide who took Ukraine minors to Russia tied to neo-Nazism
Russia claims its deportation of Ukrainian children, described by international prosecutors as illegal, is to protect them from "Nazism."
Japan Times
Jul 1, 2023
Italian painting looted by Nazi Germany in 1940 found in Japan
It is not clear how the painting, called 'Madonna with Child' by Italian Baroque Era painter Alessandro Turchi, came to be in the possession of its former Japanese owner.
Japan Times
Apr 27, 2023
Japan-based Holocaust survivor honors historic Jewish revolt with piano performance
Pianist Janos Cegledy's three pieces at a commemorative event in Tokyo for the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Poland were a moving tribute to the Jewish people’s acts of bravery.
Japan Times
Dec 16, 2022
We have to talk about Adolf Hitler
“Hitler Kitsch,” “Nazi Porn” and Godwin's Law have given us the frightening ignorance of people like Kanye West.
Japan Times
Dec 12, 2022
Ex-lawmaker's arrest over suspected coup plot highlights Germany's extremism problem
Prosecutor's say judge Birgit Malsack-Winkemann was to become justice minister in a new state headed by aristocrat Heinrich XIII Prinz Reuss after the coup.
Japan Times
Dec 7, 2022
Germany arrests 25 suspected of far-right plot to overthrow state
One active soldier and several reservists are among those being investigated, a spokesperson for the military intelligence service said.
Japan Times
Nov 30, 2022
What makes a fascist?
Parties or regimes exhibiting certain features might not be fascist today; but they could become so in predictable ways.
Japan Times
Oct 12, 2021
Jerusalem square dedicated to Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who helped Jews escape Nazis
Sugihara, who is often dubbed as 'Japan's Schindler,' provided transit visas for more than 2,000 Jewish refugees in 1940, violating orders from his superior.
Japan Times
Sep 11, 2021
Did Nazis produce these uranium cubes? Researchers look for an answer.
Determining whether the cubes were produced by Nazi Germany could lead to more questions, such as whether the Nazis could have had enough to create a critical reaction.
Japan Times
Jul 22, 2021
Director of Olympics opening ceremony sacked over past Holocaust joke
The new scandal is a further drag on public enthusiasm toward the Games, which have already drawn strong opposition amid concerns about coronavirus infection risks.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Aug 10, 2020
Jewish refugee's wartime escape from Nazis, aided by Japan diplomat, highlights unsung heroes
Around 300 people are believed to have traveled through Japan with visas issued by Yoshitsugu Tatekawa and other Japanese officials.
Jun 23, 2020
U.S. Army soldier charged with plotting to help neo-Nazis attack his own unit
Federal prosecutors on Monday charged a 22-year-old U.S. Army private with plotting to attack his own military unit abroad by sending sensitive details about the unit to a neo-Nazi group.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan