Nazism

Protest against Nazi Germany delivered 74 years late

By Sarah Pilchick, December 12, 2012

A petition against the Nazis’ “cruel treatment” of the Jews has finally been delivered to the German consulate in Australia – 74 years after it was meant to be presented.

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Polish film tells truth on home made massacre

By Nissan Tzur Krakow, November 22, 2012

A Polish film documenting crimes committed by Poles against their Jewish neighbours has provoked strong reactions in the country.

The movie, Aftermath, written and directed by Polish director Wladyslaw Pasikowski, is based on the events surrounding the Jedwabne massacre in July 1941 in Nazi-occupied Poland.

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How Nazi Germany lost its nuclear edge

By Gordon Fraser, October 25, 2012

It was no accident that the atomic bomb and the Holocaust came about at the same time. When the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, neither was on anybody's agenda. Nor was the intention to systematically kill Jews - that would come later. Instead, the top item on the Nazi master-plan was to rid German culture of perceived pollution. Artists were to be asked to sign an oath of loyalty.

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Football fan 'let off' for Nazi salute

By Marcus Dysch, October 19, 2012

An anti-racism group has condemned a Premier League football club for the punishment imposed on a fan who made Nazi salutes at a match.

The 39-year-old supporter was arrested on suspicion of racial and religious harassment the day after the clash with Tottenham Hotspur at St James’ Park in August.

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New Zealand graves desecrated with Nazi symbols

By Anna Sheinman, October 19, 2012

More than 20 graves in Auckland, New Zealand, were desecrated with antisemitic and anti-Israel graffiti on Thursday night.

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When Hitler was my neighbour

By Edgar Feuchtwanger, September 6, 2012

As a child, I lived across the road from Adolf Hitler. I was born in Munich in 1924, my family a well-known Jewish clan. My uncle, Lion Feuchtwanger, was the author of Jew Süss, a bestseller published in 1925. In 1930, he published Erfolg, a view of Munich when the Nazis first made their appearance.

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Grave robbers dig up new Nazi loot

By Sandy Rashty, August 23, 2012

Jewish groups have attacked grave robbers for feeding the worldwide demand for Nazi memorabilia.

Looters are stripping burial sites of German troops in search of medals, coins, dog-tags, rifles, daggers, helmets and uniforms, often sold at military fairs.

Though most items have no historical value, they fund a market worth millions due to neo-Nazi interest in Third Reich memorabilia.

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Extremist anti-Jewish group seeks legitimacy in Peru

By Jennifer Lipman, August 21, 2012

The leader of a fledgling neo-Nazi group in Peru has reportedly urged his country to rid itself of its Jewish population.

Martín Quispe Mayta, the founder of the Andean Peru National Socialism movement, has publicly denied the truth of the Holocaust, expressed admiration for Adolf Hitler and appears to subscribe to any number of antisemitic conspiracy theories.

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Call for alleged Nazi war criminal to be extradited

By Jamie Michaels, July 25, 2012

Slovakia's Jewish community have called on the Hungarian authorities to extradite an alleged Nazi war criminal.

Ladislaus Csizsik-Csataray, 97, has been detained by authorities in Budapest after his alleged involvement in the deportation of 15,700 Jews to Auschwitz. He was police commander in the town of Kosice during the Holocaust, then in Hungary, but now part of Slovakia.

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No hiding place

July 19, 2012

László Csizsik-Csatáry, aged 97, is a Nazi war criminal who has spent his life dodging justice since he helped to organise the deportation of nearly 16,000 Jews to Auschwitz.

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