Today is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany.
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.
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.
The lack of evidence of gas chambers at the Treblinka death camp in Poland has been used again and again by Holocaust deniers as “proof” that the Nazis did not exterminate 6 million Jews.
Most people know about the Nazi Holocaust, the murder of 6 million Jews and 6 million others: Russians, Gypsies, Slavs, socialists, disabled people and LGBT people.