Adolf Eichmann

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Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem: ‘When you get a result, it’s the most wonderful feeling in the world’. Photograph: Morris MacMatzen/Getty

He describes himself as “the only Jew who prays for the good health of Nazis”. As the last Nazi hunter tracking down the last surviving Nazis from the(...)

Political theorist and author Hannah Arendt pictured in  1949. Photograph: Fred Stein Archive/Archive Photos/Getty Images

Tomorrow (Friday, Dec 4th) is the 45th anniversary of the death of Hannah Arendt, the German-born political theorist who famously grappled with the qu(...)

 The story of how Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the “final solution”, was brought to justice features in the film The People vs Fritz Bauer. Photograph: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Just back from Japan last autumn and full of renewed admiration for that extraordinary country, with its endless resilience, efficiency, and decorum, (...)

Harvey Weinstein arrives at court with his lead attorney Donna Rotunno  on the first day of jury selection for his sexual assault trial in New York. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP

I’m all for Women’s Lib. It’s great that ladies are burning their bras. The bouncy new look goes well with “mini-skirts” and “hot pants”. If this cont(...)

A watchtower on a high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

The China Cables, the latest leak involving the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and a number of its media partners, including Th(...)

Nazi Criminal Adolph Eichmann in his cell in Galami Prison, near Haifa, waiting for his trial to open. Photograph: Gpo/Getty Images

“When [the van] is in operation, the load, in its effort to reach the rear door, places itself for the most part at the rear. For this reason the fron(...)

Rafi Eitan, who was a member of the Mossad team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960. He was a legend in Israel because so many feats of espionage and international intrigue seemed to bear his fingerprints. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

Rafi Eitan, the Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina, and many years later was unmasked as (...)

 Lily Thorup, Sarah Norris, Isabel McLoughlin and Jenny Lynch, students from Our Lady’s, Terenure at Áras an Uachtaráin to mark World Philosophy Day and launch the the Irish Young Philosopher Awards. Photo: Maxwells

Every Wednesday, teacher Elizabeth O’Brien takes a double-class which has no textbook and will lead to no exams. Over blocks of eight weeks, 30 stud(...)

Walkers amid snow on the outskirts of Armoy, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland, with more wintry weather expected. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

1. EU transport networks vulnerable to ‘devastating’ cyberattacks Transport networks across Europe, such as flights, trains and ferries, are becoming(...)

Alois Brunner: The Austrian Nazi, responsible for the deaths of an estimated 130,000 Jews, died locked up  in a squalid Damascus basement, a French magazine has reported. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A Nazi war criminal, believed responsible for the deaths of 130,000 European Jews during the second World War, died in a dungeon cell near the preside(...)

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