Efraim Zuroff

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The defendant during a session of his trial at the regional court in Münster, Germany on Tuesday. His face has been pixilated by court order. Photograph: Friedemann Vogel/EPA-EFE/Pool/Getty Images

A 94-year-old German appeared in court in a wheelchair on Tuesday accused of assisting in the murder of hundreds of people at a Nazi concentration ca(...)

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’(...)

During Hitler’s lifetime, Mein Kampf sold 12 million copies in 18 languages. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

An Italian newspaper has been criticised for distributing free copies of an annotated version of Hitler’s Mein Kampf with a paid supplement to Saturda(...)

Rabbi of the Jewish community in Croatia, Luciano Mose Prelevic (left) and  Ognjen Kraus, the co-ordinator of the country’s Jewish communities,   lay a wreath at at the site of the Jasenovac concentration camp  on April 15th. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

When Croatian officials gather on Friday at the site of the Jasenovac concentration camp, where the country’s 1940s fascist regime slaughtered tens of(...)

Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz arrives to the courtroom for his trial in Detmold, Germany. Mr Hanning began serving as a guard at Auschwitz when he was 22 years old. Photograph: Bernd Thissen/Reuters

A former Nazi SS guard is due to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people in Auschwitz. Reinhold Hanning (94) was 20- years-(...)

94-year-old former SS sergeant Oskar Groening listens to the verdict of his trial on Wednesday. Photograph: Axel Heimken/AP

Opinions were divided and tempers heated when Oskar Gröning, a 94-year-old former SS officer, shuffled into a German courtroom in April to answer for (...)

Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain sentenced to life in prison for his role in one of the worst atrocities by German occupiers in Italy during th(...)

Efraim Zuroff, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s chief Nazi hunter, in front of a placard reading “Operation last chance - late but not too late”, in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Gero Breloer/AP

The poster before the Austrian embassy in Berlin could be advertising fast food or washing powder. But, look closer, and you see the entrance to th(...)

The Nazis murdered some 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, at Auschwitz, near the Polish village of Oswiecim. Photograph: Getty Images

German police yesterday arrested a suspected former guard at the Auschwitz death camp named by the Simon Wiesenthal Centre as Hans Lipschis. Pr(...)