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Auschwitz death camp

German politician jailed for Nazi death camp tattoo

A district court in Neuruppin found Marcel Zech guilty of public incitement and gave him a harsher punishment on appeal than the six-month suspended sentence he originally received last December.

Nov 07, 2016, 22:50 PM IST

Merkel calls threats, attacks against Jews 'disgrace'

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday it was a "disgrace" that Jews in Germany faced insults, threats or violence, as she marked 70 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

Jan 27, 2015, 00:44 AM IST

'Auschwitz anniversary a reminder of the danger of staying silent'

Next month`s 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp is a reminder, at a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise again, of what happens when the world stays silent about persecution, the president of the World Jewish Congress said.

Dec 29, 2014, 15:12 PM IST