Germany’s parliamentary president Norbert Lammert describes the history of how the Nazis justified the murder of people they considered ‘unworthy’ of life.
Illegally displaying Nazi symbols in Germany can be punished by three years in jail. The ban broadly exempts art, but which works are allowed to show swastikas, SS sig runes and such is often more a matter of the medium.
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.
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.
Germany's highest court has thrown out an appeal by Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck, saying her rights had not been violated. In a separate case, the court found that downplaying the Holocaust wasn't always a crime.
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