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Supporters of the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement  demonstrate in Kungsholmstorg square in Stockholm, Sweden. Photograph: Fredrik Persson Sweden Out/EPA

On a sunny September afternoon in Stockholm, people stroll along the Strandvägen waterfront on a Lou Reed-certified perfect day. Were it not for the (...)

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has apologised over an event he hosted in 2010 during which Israel was compared to the Nazis. Photograph:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

The British Labour Party has been urged again to take a tougher stance on anti-Semitism after its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, apologised for sharing a plat(...)

 Claude Lanzmann, the journalist and film director whose obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth ‘Shoah’. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Claude Lanzmann, the journalist and film director whose obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth Shoah, a groundbreaking film that relived the a(...)

Poland’s prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki  said the purpose of the law was to “fight for the truth” of the second World War.  Photograph: Agencja Gazeta/ Slawomir Kaminski via Reuters

Polish MPs voted on Wednesday to water down a Holocaust law that angered the United States and Israel, and remove parts that imposed jail terms on peo(...)

The Holocaust Educational Trust said Gena  Turgel dedicated her life to sharing her story of surviving the Jewish ghetto in Krakow and the  camps at Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen.  Photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

A Holocaust survivor who became known as the Bride of Belsen after she married a British soldier involved in the liberation of the Nazi death camps ha(...)

A demonstration in Berlin in support of the victims of anti-Semitism. Photograph:  Lorena de la Cuesta/SOPA Images/ LightRocket via Getty Images

As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the country behind the genocide that led to the Jewish state’s foundation finds itself gripped by a wave of hi(...)

German musicians Farid Bang and Kollegah at the Echo music awards in Berlin. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

On Thursday, Israel’s day of remembrance for Holocaust victims, thousands of young Israelis took part in the annual “walk of life” to commemorate the (...)

A man stands in front of the ‘Arbeit macht frei’ (Work sets you free) gate in the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters.

For seven decades, “never forget” has been a rallying cry of the Holocaust remembrance movement. But a new survey, published on Holocaust Remembrance (...)

Sri Lanka: five days in a suite in a fairly high-end beach resort costs less than €100. Photograph: iStock

What if you were to pick your holiday destination based purely on price? What if money was the sole object as opposed to no object? Where could you en(...)

Under the proposed legislation, violators would face three years in prison for a mention of “Polish death camps.” Pictured is Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. Photograph: Istock

Poland has disputed claims that a new law to punish false references to “Polish” concentration or death camps will hinder discourse about the country’(...)

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