Birkenau (Germany)

Type: City
Name: Birkenau (Germany)
Country: Germany
Latitude: 49.57
Longitude: 8.7
population: 10,406
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Never Forget: Georgian Court Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Georgian Court University marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Monday, April 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in its Arts & Science Center in Lakewood. The event, which is free and open to the public, is timed to coincide with “Yom HaShoah,” a day set aside ... [Published Brick Patch - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating The Nazis’ Degenerates

The Neue Galerie returns to art derided by HitlerIt’s July 18, 1937, and Adolf Hitler and the National Socialists are propagandizing about art. The grandiose House of German Art has officially opened in Munich, with an inaugural exhibit of state-sanctioned ... [Published New York Press - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Palestinian university disowns student trip to Auschwitz - and the professor who organised it is branded a TRAITOR

Professor Mohammed S. Dajani took 27 Palestinian students to AuschwitzWas part of a joint venture between three universities on conflict resolutionAl-Quds University disowned the trip - saying professor and students 'acted in their personal capacity'Professor ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Joel Rosenberg: The True Story of a Miraculous Escape From Death

Seventy years ago today, two men pulled off the greatest escape in human history—from a Nazi death camp in southern Poland.Most of the world doesn’t know their names, but we should. Rudolf Vrba was only 19 when he escaped Auschwitz. Fred Wetzler was only ... [Published Charisma - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Animal Bridges: 15 Life-Saving Wildlife Crossings

Collisions with automobiles claim the lives of incalculable numbers of animals every year, especially in areas where roads cut across the nature habitats of numerous species. Since humans aren’t exactly likely to cede our roads to the animal kingdom any ... [Published Simply Green - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Holocaust: Denying the Deniers

“On a recent tour of the forward areas in First and Third Armies, I stopped momentarily at the salt mines to take a look at the German treasure. There is a lot of it. But the most interesting — although horrible — sight that I encountered during the trip ... [Published New American - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Germany arrests 93-yo former Nazi medic over WWII Auschwitz massacres

17:40Former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp (Reuters / Kacper Pempel)German police have arrested a former Nazi medic on suspicion of "multiple counts" of aiding and abetting murder when he was serving as a medic in the Auschwitz death camp, according ... [Published Russia Today - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Four heroes of the Holocaust

They pulled off the greatest escape in human history – from a Nazi death camp – to tell the world the truth about Hitler, but no one knows their names.To misunderstand the nature and threat of evil is to risk being blindsided by it.In 1933, the world ... [Published FOXNews.com - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 22 2014 - 1 reports

Germany arrests three suspected Auschwitz guards — aged 88, 92 and 94 — and uncovers Nazi documents

BERLIN — In a series of home raids, Germany has arrested three men — aged 88, 92 and 94 — suspected of being former SS guards at the Auschwitz death camp. The three elderly men underwent medical tests and then faced a judge who confirmed their fitness ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 21 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

Polish-Israeli ceremony marks anniversary of Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp liberation

January 28, 2014Delegation of the Knesset on the site of Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-BirkenauOver a hundred former inmates and about 60 MPs of the Israeli Parliament Knesset, Polish government officials, hundreds of Israelis and Jewish politicians ... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jan 29 2014]
First reported Jan 27 2014 - Updated Jan 27 2014 - 1 reports

Genocide survivors speak of horrors of the Holocaust, Cambodia and Rwanda

Watch the harrowing testimonies of Freddie Knoller, Sophie Masereka and Sokphal Din. Link to video: Forgive or forget: survivors of genocide in the Holocaust, Rwanda and Cambodia describe their experiencesAfter the genocide that took from her a father, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 27 2014]
First reported Nov 12 2013 - Updated Nov 13 2013 - 2 reports

Ban Ki-moon To Be First U.N. Chief To See Auschwitz

(UNITED NATIONS) — A spokesman says Ban Ki-moon plans to make the first-ever visit by a United Nations secretary-general to the infamous Auschwitz death camp in Poland. The camp remains the most vivid symbol of the cruelty of Nazi Germany’s genocide of ... [Published The China Blog - Nov 12 2013]

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According to the project's Facebook page: "The project analyses individuals and groups experiencing the "suffering of the other" as a means for understanding how and why groups may become more or less open to reconciliation."
...lower house deputy speaker Cezary Grabarczyk called the Holocaust a "terrible heritage" and remarked that its victims ought to be commemorated by "efforts to change the attitudes of people, societies, states and governments, so that such mad and criminal concepts never again take seed in human minds"
"I saw in the camps so many prisoners who were pessimists," he said. "They gave in; they gave up; they didn't fight for their lives, but I did fight. I believed in God and I still believe in God because I feel if I am in trouble, I can go back and beg God: 'Get me out of here'."

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Never Forget: Georgian Court Marks Holocaust Re... [Published Brick Patch - Apr 17 2014]
Celebrating The Nazis’ Degenerates [Published New York Press - Apr 16 2014]
Palestinian university disowns student trip to ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 15 2014]
Joel Rosenberg: The True Story of a Miraculous ... [Published Charisma - Apr 08 2014]
Animal Bridges: 15 Life-Saving Wildlife Crossings [Published Simply Green - Mar 31 2014]
The Holocaust: Denying the Deniers [Published New American - Mar 25 2014]
Germany arrests 93-yo former Nazi medic over WW... [Published Russia Today - Mar 19 2014]
Four heroes of the Holocaust [Published FOXNews.com - Mar 18 2014]
Germany arrests three suspected Auschwitz guard... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 21 2014]
Polish-Israeli ceremony marks anniversary of Au... [Published Warsaw Voice - Jan 29 2014]
Genocide survivors speak of horrors of the Holo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 27 2014]
Ban Ki-moon To Be First U.N. Chief To See Ausch... [Published The China Blog - Nov 12 2013]
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Germany arrests three suspected Auschwitz guard... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 21 2014]
BERLIN — In a series of home raids, Germany has arrested three men — aged 88, 92 and 94 — suspected of being former SS guards at the Auschwitz death camp. The three elderly men underwent medical tests and then faced a judge who confirmed their fitness ...
Ban Ki-moon To Be First U.N. Chief To See Ausch... [Published The China Blog - Nov 12 2013]
(UNITED NATIONS) — A spokesman says Ban Ki-moon plans to make the first-ever visit by a United Nations secretary-general to the infamous Auschwitz death camp in Poland. The camp remains the most vivid symbol of the cruelty of Nazi Germany’s genocide of ...
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