Nazism

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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Most wanted Nazi charged in Hungary

By Jennifer Lipman, July 18, 2012

The world's most wanted Nazi war criminal has been arrested in Hungary.

Prosecutors in the country said Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, was charged with war crimes early this morning.

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Most wanted Nazi found in plain sight in Hungary

By Jamie Michaels, July 16, 2012

Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, the world's most wanted Nazi war criminal for his role in the movement that sent 15,700 Jews to their deaths at Auschwitz, was found yesterday in Budapest, Hungary, living a normal life amongst unassuming neighbours, 15 years after his whereabouts were last known.

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Anger over Nazi salute at Canadian student protests

By Jennifer Lipman, June 13, 2012

Student protesters in Canada have been criticised for using the Nazi salute as part of their campaign against a controversial increase in university tuition fees.

Some protesters in Montreal have also decorated flyers attacking the police with swastikas while others have begun referring to the police as the SS.

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Was The Pianist a Nazi collaborator?

By Nissan Tzur, June 7, 2012

A case that seems to come straight from a Hollywood film is taking place in Warsaw’s courts.

The son and widow of Wladyslaw Szpilman, The Pianist from Roman Polanski’s 2002 film, have taken the Polish writer Agata Tuszynska to court over a book she published 18 months ago, in which she accused Szpilman of collaborating with the Nazis and sending thousands of Jews to death camps.

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Strictly Orthodox Neturei Karta's new alliance with extreme right

By Jessica Elgot, June 7, 2012

A strictly Orthodox man from Manchester has addressed a meeting of the extreme nationalist New Right group, warning them about the “dangers” of Zionism.

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Refugees' hidden role to be revealed on stage

By Jennifer Lipman, May 31, 2012

The Jewish refugees who played a vital but hidden role in Britain’s Second World War intelligence efforts are to be celebrated in a new stage production.

As war raged across Europe, the British recruited German-speakers who had fled Nazi persecution and posted them as “listeners” in prisoner of war camps across the country.

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