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29-year-old Dutch tourist detained for Nazi salute at Auschwitz

"Officers from (the southern city of) Oswiecim detained a 29-year-old woman from the Netherlands today," regional police tweeted.
Nazi Germany built the death camp in Oswiecim after occupying Poland during World War II. In picture - The sign
Nazi Germany built the death camp in Oswiecim after occupying Poland during World War II. In picture - The sign "Arbeit macht frei" (Work makes you free) is pictured at the main gate of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 05:19 AM IST
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UN approves resolution condemning Holocaust denial

The 193-member world body approved the resolution by consensus -- without a vote -- and with a bang of a gavel by Assembly President Abdulla Shahid. Israel’s No. 1 enemy, Iran, “disassociated” itself from the resolution.
This February/March 1945 file photo shows the entry to the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, with snow-covered rail tracks leading to the camp. (AP)
This February/March 1945 file photo shows the entry to the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, with snow-covered rail tracks leading to the camp. (AP)
Published on Jan 20, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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Historian brings to light story of the dressmakers of Auschwitz

  • When she read about a 'tailoring studio' in Auschwitz, historian Lucy Adlington set out to find more about the death camp inmates employed as dressmakers.
Marta Fuchs, the head seamstress at the
Marta Fuchs, the head seamstress at the "Obere Nähstube"(Juraj Minarik)
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 10:10 AM IST
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3 resign from Auschwitz museum board after right-wing leader's appointment

After the ruling party took power in 2015, its leaders launched what they described as a “historical policy offensive” aimed at building national pride in the nation's past. It has used museums, state media and other tools to push a patriotic vision of Poland.
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The "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free) gate is pictured on the site of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, empty due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Reuters file photo for representation)
Published on Apr 16, 2021 03:50 PM IST
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