Auschwitz sign

Swede sentenced to prison for Auschwitz sign theft

Anders Hogstrom can be transferred to Sweden from Poland to serve his term.

Dec 31, 2010, 10:19 AM IST

Poland charges 3 men in theft of Auschwitz sign

Polish prosecutors filed charges
on Thursday against a Swede with neo-Nazi ties and two Poles acting
for profit and said all three had confessed to the brazen
theft of the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign.

Nov 25, 2010, 23:23 PM IST

Three jailed for Auschwitz sign theft: Court

A Polish court on Thursday sentenced
three men to up to two-and-a-half years in prison for stealing
the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death
camp, a spokeswoman told agency.

Mar 18, 2010, 20:40 PM IST

Polish police recover Auschwitz sign

Polish police have recovered the metal sign that hung over the entrance to the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz and detained five suspects over the theft that sparked worldwide condemnation, state television said on Monday.

Dec 21, 2009, 08:21 AM IST

Poland tightens border in hunt for Auschwitz sign

The Polish government says it has tightened security as the search intensifies for the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign that was stolen from the Auschwitz memorial site.

Dec 19, 2009, 16:13 PM IST