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The racist and populist Andrej Babis

The Czech deputy prime minister Andrej Babiš has caused a storm of outrage after making appalling Holocaust denial remarks. He said:

18 September 2016 | Notes
Jewish tailors working in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942

A hidden history of Jewish workers’ resistance in the factories of the Warsaw Ghetto should be celebrated today.

26 January 2016 | Notes
Roma civilians in Asperg, Germany are rounded up for deportation by German authorities on 22 May 1940. (pic credit Bundesarchiv)

I have just returned from a series of lectures on Holocaust archaeology. They were engaging and serious, but the discussion was ruined by a callous argument about the Roma victims of the Holocaust.

22 August 2015 | In depth
Lanzmann

Today is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany.

15 April 2015 | Notes
Janusz Korwin-Mikke at a KNP event

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has announced that his European Parliament group is “back”, after signing up an MEP from Poland’s Congress of the New Right – whose leader is against votes for women and claims Hitler didn’t know about the Holocaust.

20 October 2014 | Notes
Excavations at Sobibor. Pic credit: Emory University

Over the last five years a team of archeologists led by Yoram Haimi and Wojciech Mazurek have been excavating the Nazis’ death camp at Sobibor in Poland – now they have reached the remains of previously hidden gas chambers.

25 September 2014 | Notes