Gerhard Richter is Germany's most famous living artist. His painting is known the world over, and his work confronting the Holocaust is about to get a new audience. His "Birkenau" series is now going on display inside the German parliament.
Germany's top diplomat, Heiko Maas, has urged respect for human dignity on a visit to Auschwitz. He said Germany's responsibility for the attrocities committed at the Nazi death camp would never end.
German rapper Kollegah says that after visiting Auschwitz, he saw how offensive some of his most recent lyrics are to Jews. "I will never use words like those again," he said in an interview.
A group of young Muslim refugees and Jewish youths have visited the former Auschwitz concentration camp. The trip is aimed a fostering solidarity between the two communities and understanding Germany's past crimes.
4,000 Sinti and Roma were murdered from August 2-3, 1944, in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Ten-year-old Mano Höllenreiner and his family barely escaped death — but not unspeakable horrors. Andrea Grunau reports from Bavaria.
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