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.
A group of descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazi regime during the Holocaust are challenging the German government's rejection of their applications to restore their German citizenship. Keith Walker speaks with Nick Courtman, a PhD researcher in the German department at the University of Cambridge, who has been campaigning against the current situation.
A Holocaust memorial is set to be built in Amsterdam after a court dismissed complaints from local residents. Locals had argued that the monument is too big for the space and that too many trees would have to be removed.
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Anne Frank is one of the most famous victims of the holocaust. Her World World War II diary is considered one of the most important works of the 20th century. She would have turned 90 on June 12. To mark the occasion 40 thousand students in Germany from hundreds of schools have taken part in Anne Frank Day. Keith Walker speaks with DW political correspondent Thomas Sparrow.
The German blogger and historian Marie Sophie Hingst was stripped of her Blogger of the Year 2017 prize, as investigations revealed that her stories about her family who perished during the Holocaust were contrived.