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Poland Acquires Gas Chamber Paintings by Late Holocaust Survivor

The museum at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau has acquired 18 post-war paintings by a Polish-French Holocaust survivor that depict the horrors of the gas chambers, and which will go on public display next year.

Former SS medic Hubert Zafke, 95, accused of aiding in 3,681 murders in Auschwitz in 1944, arrives for his trial on September 12, 2016 at the court in Neubrandenburg, northeastern Germany. / AFP / dpa / Bernd Wüstneck / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read BERND WUSTNECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Anger Mounts Over Delayed Trial of Auschwitz Medic, 95

Germany has presented a wave of recent trials of elderly former Auschwitz personnel as an 11th-hour bid for long-delayed justice, but the latest proceedings have provoked a strong backlash.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks on the Ujibashi bridge as he visits at the Ise-Jingu Shrine on May 26, 2016 in Ise, Japan. In the two-day summit, the G7 leaders are scheduled to discuss global issues including counter-terrorism, energy policy, and sustainable development. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Canadian PM Visits Auschwitz With Holocaust Survivor

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday toured the German built Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp following the conclusion of a two-day NATO summit held in Warsaw, Poland.

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Germany’s Nazi Trials: Twilight Justice

A German court is due to rule Friday in the mass murder case of a former Auschwitz SS guard, more than 70 years after the end of World War II.

The entrance to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau with the lettering 'Arbeit macht frei' ('Work makes you free')

Tel Aviv Principal: End High School Trips to Nazi Death Camps

TEL AVIV – An Israeli high school principal caused controversy by canceling his school’s annual trip to former Nazi death camps in Poland because they were becoming “social occasions rather than learning experiences,” the Jerusalem Post reported. “I didn’t make the

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Poland Seeks Punishments For Use of ‘Polish Death Camp’ Phrase

WARSAW – Poland is drawing up new regulations to punish use of the phrase “Polish death camps” when referring to wartime Nazi concentration camps on Polish soil, Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said on Saturday. Poland has long sought to eliminate