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 man who allegedly spread hate speech at the Sachsenhausen camp memorial near Berlin is to face face criminal charges. He was part of a group visiting from the constituency of Alice Weidel, leader of the far-right AfD.
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.