This term describes the systematic attempt at extinction of the Jewish people, which claimed up to six million lives during the Nazi reign of 1933-1945.
This page collates recent DW content relating to the Holocaust.
Over 70 years after Hitler's death, relics from his rule are still being discovered in churches and public buildings across Germany. Should they be demolished or preserved for posterity as eye witnesses dwindle?
Immigration remains a major issue in Hungary and it's spilled over into some new poster campaigns. Viktor Orban's government has been hitting out at the Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros who supports various human rights groups. Critics say the campaign could encourage anti-semitism, since Soros is a Jewish Holocaust survivor. Our correspondent Stefan Bos told Emma Wallis more.
Beata Szydlo has appeared to use a commemorative speech at the Nazi death camp to defend her anti-EU stance on refugees. The president of the European Council has condemned the comments as they launch legal action.