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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Kindertransport play makes debut

By Jonathan Kalmus, May 31, 2012

The harrowing journey of 10,000 Jewish children, in a new musical work about the Kindertransport, was exclusively previewed to the Jewish community on Wednesday.


Outrage over honour for Lithuanian Nazi leader

By Jessica Elgot, May 17, 2012

The puppet prime minister installed in Lithuania during the Nazi occupation is to be commemorated in the capital this week, and reinterred with full honours.

The remains of Juozas Ambrazevicius will be returned from the US to Vilnius for a ceremony this weekend, before being reinterred in Kaunas, in central Lithuania.


‘Brainwashed’ councillor is former Nazi

By Marcus Dysch, May 17, 2012

A former neo-Nazi who once daubed buildings with swastikas has been elected as a local councillor.

Margaret Burke won a seat on Milton Keynes Council earlier this month after demonstrating her remorse to local Labour Party officials and describing her earlier activities as those of a “brainwashed idiot”.