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A pathway leading to an observation and security tower between what were electric barbed wire fences inside Auschwitz I. The genocide was too massive to hide. Today, the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau endures as the leading symbol of the terror of the Holocaust. (Markus Schreiber / AP)

Polish pride, free speech at stake in Holocaust libel case

AP |
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 02:25 PM IST
Two prominent Polish scholars, Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski, are being sued by the 81-year-old niece of a wartime village elder who argues a book they co-edited defames her deceased uncle's memory by suggesting he had a role in the death of Jews.
The image shows Lily Ebert.(Twitter/@DovForman)
The image shows Lily Ebert.(Twitter/@DovForman)

A fighter and survivor: 97-year-old holocaust survivor beats Covid

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 01:47 PM IST
People showered the comments section with love, appreciation and good wishes for 97-year-old Lily Ebert.
Holocaust survivors Israel “Sasha” Eisenberg, left, and Ruth Brandspiegel are reunited on Oct. 3, 2020, in East Brunswick, N.J. for the first time in more than 70 years since their families left the Hallein Displaced Persons Camp in Austria. They met under a sukkah, a temporary shelter used to celebrate the weeklong Jewish fall holiday of Sukkot.(AP)
Holocaust survivors Israel “Sasha” Eisenberg, left, and Ruth Brandspiegel are reunited on Oct. 3, 2020, in East Brunswick, N.J. for the first time in more than 70 years since their families left the Hallein Displaced Persons Camp in Austria. They met under a sukkah, a temporary shelter used to celebrate the weeklong Jewish fall holiday of Sukkot.(AP)

Zoom prayer service reunites survivors of the Holocaust 71 years later

NEW YORK | By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 07:54 PM IST
More than 70 years later, Brandspiegel, now a Philadelphia resident, heard a familiar name being called out in a Yom Kippur service held in late September via Zoom by her son’s synagogue in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany, February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert/File photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany, February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert/File photo(REUTERS)

Facebook will ban Holocaust denial or distortion content: Mark Zuckerberg

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg said that he believes the new policy strikes the “right balance” in drawing the lines between what is and isn’t acceptable speech.
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 member of Romania's Jewish community lays a wreath during ceremonies at a Holocaust memorial in Bucharest.(REUTERS)
A member of Romania's Jewish community lays a wreath during ceremonies at a Holocaust memorial in Bucharest.(REUTERS)

Romania gives green light for first Holocaust museum

BUCHAREST | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:25 PM IST
Romania has only recently started to come to terms with its role in the extermination of Jews, admitting for the first time in 2003 that it had taken part.
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.
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