Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has marked International Holocaust Remembrance day by saying the memory of the Holocaust’s victims is an important part of the Polish identity.
The Auschwitz Museum's budget "collapsed" after pandemic lockdowns led to a massive drop in visitor numbers in 2020, the museum’s annual report has said.
Forced to witness some of the most horrific scenes on earth, surrounded by death and the slaughter of infants, which she was also ordered to carry out, one woman quietly carried out her duty and defended the value of life against a culture of death. Her remarkable story is a testament to hope and courage in the darkest of circumstances.
Auschwitz museum director Piotr Cywiński stepped in to help and offered to serve part of the teen’s jail sentence for clemency after Omar Farouq Bashir was sentenced allegedly ‘blaspheming against Allah’ during an argument with a friend at school.
The 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on January 27 will this year be held online and will highlight the fate of children in the camp.
Taiwan will become a donor to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation by providing PLN 1.5 million (EUR 338,000) for the support of educational projects devoted to the history of the Nazi German death camp, the foundation announced on its website on Monday.
The Europa Nostra Award was given for highlighting the importance of continuing to educate people in Europe and beyond about one of the darkest episodes in 20th Century history.
A testimony to the need for culture, the poems were collected by Bożena Janina Zdunek and inscribed in a notebook that was meant to record the numbers of deceased prisoners.
Last year, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation donated a record amount of PLN 12 million (EUR 2.62 million) towards conservation work at the Auschwitz Memorial, the head of the foundation, Marek Zajac, has announced.
The yellowing paper found in the carpenter’s workshop in Łańcut was handed over to a local historian who, through meticulous research, uncovered a trail of human bravery leading from a Nazi-German labour camp in Będzin, through to a frail old lady in modern-day Gdańsk.