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.
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.
In a letter to the president of Nigeria, where the 13-year-old is being held, Piotr Cywiński said he would take the 13-year-old’s place, adding: “I cannot remain indifferent to this disgraceful sentence for humanity.”
The videos, dubbed by some critics as “trauma porn”, feature teenagers pretending to be in heaven and acting out Holocaust scenes. In a statement, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum said the videos were “dangerously close or are already beyond the border of trivialisation of history and being disrespectful to the victims.”
President Andrzej Duda commemorated the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to the Auschwitz Nazi-German death camp, in south-eastern Poland, during a visit to Oswiecim (Auschwitz) on Sunday.
The release of the letters marks the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to Auschwitz.
The unusual discovery which includes knives, forks, scissors, tools, pieces of leather and parts of shoes was made at the former main camp Auschwitz I during work in block 17, which was used to house prisoners who worked outside the camp.
TFN talks to Filip Gańczak, author of a history of Jan Sehn, the man who prosecuted some of history’s most infamous Nazis.
Fifty thousand people visited Poland's Auschwitz Museum in March thanks to virtual online visits, the former Nazi German death camp's authorities announced on Twitter on Thursday.