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Auschwitz Memorial director Piotr Cywinski.(JewishRemembrance/YouTube)

Nigeria blasphemy row: Auschwitz memorial head volunteers to serve sentence

Warsaw | By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Piotr Cywinski wrote to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari about the case of Omar Farouq, who was recently convicted in a Sharia court in Kano State in northwest Nigeria after he was accused of using blasphemy in an argument with a friend.
The railway entrance to Nazi death camp, Auschwitz(AFP)
The railway entrance to Nazi death camp, Auschwitz(AFP)

HT Editorial| Why we must never forget the Holocaust

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Only by remembering it can we prevent such a thing from ever happening again
A coffin with the remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims is buried at the United Synagogue's New Cemetery in Bushey, England on January 20.(AP Photo)
A coffin with the remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims is buried at the United Synagogue's New Cemetery in Bushey, England on January 20.(AP Photo)

Six Holocaust victims buried in Britain

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 07:09 AM IST
Six million Jews were murdered in Nazi death camps during World War Two.
Works by David Olere are pictured during the monographic exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial in Oswiecim, Poland.(AFP)
Works by David Olere are pictured during the monographic exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial in Oswiecim, Poland.(AFP)

Auschwitz museum exhibits art of World War II Nazi death camp’s survivor

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Born in 1902 in the Polish capital Warsaw to Jewish parents, David Olere studied art there before moving to Berlin in 1918 and later settling in Paris.
Holocaust survivor Tova Ringer, 93, reacts after winning the annual Holocaust survivors' beauty pageant in Haifa, Israel on October 14.(REUTERS)
Holocaust survivor Tova Ringer, 93, reacts after winning the annual Holocaust survivors' beauty pageant in Haifa, Israel on October 14.(REUTERS)

93-year-old crowned ‘Miss Holocaust Survivor’ in Israeli beauty pageant

Haifa, Israel | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 11:04 AM IST
Some commentators and survivors worry that the event cheapens the memory of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.
Some 1.1 million people, most of them European Jews, perished between 1940 and 1945 in the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp before it was liberated by Soviet forces.(Getty Images/File)
Some 1.1 million people, most of them European Jews, perished between 1940 and 1945 in the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp before it was liberated by Soviet forces.(Getty Images/File)

Germany hunting for ‘Nazi grandma’ as she skips jail

Press Trust of India, Berlin | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 06:05 PM IST
Ursula Haverbeck, dubbed “Nazi-Oma” (Nazi grandma) by the German media, was convicted in October on eight counts of incitement and sentenced to two years in prison.
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