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.
Names of over 60 percent of the 400,000 prisoners registered in the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz have been established, announced the Auschwitz Museum on Friday. Work on the database is being carried out by the memorial site's digital repository.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday morning arrived at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz in south Poland as the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation marks its 10th anniversary.
Almost 106,000 people have so far visited the touring exhibition on the history and significance of the former Nazi-German Auschwitz concentration camp in southern Poland, the exhibition in New York opened in May 2019, the Auschwitz Museum said.