April 11, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
A German court in Nuremberg on Friday rejected the appeal of bishop Richard Williamson, who was convicted of denying the Holocaust during a TV interview, finding him ?1,800. The conviction stemmed from an interview to Swedish TV channel SVT1, broadcast in January 2009, in which Williamson said... ...[read more]
January 11, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
A French administrative appeals court ruled on Thursday, upholding a ban on performance by French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala that was deemed anti-semitic. Dieudonne was appealing the prohibition order issued by courts in Nantes and eight other cities. The court refused to lift the ...[read more]
August 12, 2013
by Julie Deisher
Laszlo Csatary, a 98-year-old Hungarian man charged with the unlawful execution and torture of people in connection with the Holocaust, died Monday after suffering a number of medical problems. Csatary died in a Hungarian hospital while awaiting trial, which was set to begin in September. Csatary ...[read more]
June 18, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Hungarian prosecutors on Tuesday charged Laszlo Csatary, a 98-year-old Hungarian man, with the unlawful execution and torture of people in connection with the Holocaust. Slovakian authorities began the investigation of Csatary in September after he was arrested on allegations of abusing and ...[read more]
May 19, 2013
by Adiah Oreyomi
On May 19, 2011, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill requiring French railroad company SNCF to disclose information regarding its participation in the Jewish Holocaust. SNCF was accused of transporting 76,000 Jews and other prisoners from Paris to Germany from 1942 to 1944. In October ...[read more]
November 8, 2012
by John Paul Regan
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday upheld a German injunction preventing the activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) from using Holocaust images in an animal rights poster campaign. The campaign featured pictures of Holocaust victims alongside images of ...[read more]
September 27, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Police in Slovakia announced on Thursday that they have launched an investigation of a 97-year-old Hungarian man suspected of war crimes in connection with the Holocaust. Laszlo Csatary was arrested in Hungary in July on allegations of abusing and helping deport thousands of Jews during the ...[read more]
September 21, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
The regional court in Baden-Baden, Germany announced on Friday that it is ending its inquiry into Aribert Heim, a wanted Nazi war criminal known as "Dr. Death." Heim was accused of experimenting on Jewish prisoners during the Holocaust, including performing operations and amputations without ...[read more]
August 3, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Two independent UN human rights experts noted Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday by calling on the international community to find solutions to the persistent exclusion of Roma denizens from larger society in all countries. "Pharrajimos" is observed each August 2 in remembrance of the ...[read more]
August 3, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Slovakian authorities on Thursday announced that they have filed new charges against a 97-year-old Hungarian man arrested in Budapest last month on allegations of abusing and helping deport thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. The charges concern facilitating the deportation of Jews to Germany, ...[read more]

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