auschwitz

The holocaust

German minister says his country’s memory of Nazi crimes is “crumbling” — and the far right is to blame

"Populist provocateurs” are relativizing the horrors of the Holocaust.
Tim Hume
1.28.19
history

What It's Like to Live in Auschwitz in 2018

Auschwitz is also just a town with a shopping mall and a KFC.
Felix Adler
1.26.18
history

Portraits of Europe's Remaining Holocaust Survivors

"My cousin, aunt, and uncle were all murdered.​ I didn't deserve to survive. I didn't deserve to be so fortunate."
Kamil Biedermann
11.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Auschwitz Officials Slam Congressman's Gas Chamber Video

Louisiana Republican Clay Higgins filmed himself from inside the former concentration camp calling for a stronger US military.
Lauren Messman
7.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Bunch of People Got Naked and Slaughtered a Sheep at Auschwitz

They then chained themselves to the camp's front gate before authorities arrested them.
Brian Moylan
3.24.17
A Tour of Hell, from Hell

The Museum of Hell

At Auschwitz I realize that without the stench, without mud, this isn't hell. This is the Museum of Hell.
Jerry Stahl
2.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Declines to Mention Jews in Holocaust Day Statement

Presumably this was just an oversight.
VICE Staff
1.27.17
Stuff

How Hungary's Anti-Semitic Far-Right Poster Boy Found Out He Was a Jew

In 2006, Csanád Szegedi was Vice President of the country's virulently anti-semitic Jobbik Party. Then, his career came tumbling down after it emerged that his family had survived Auschwitz and Nazi labour camps.
Philip Kleinfeld
11.19.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Stop Trying to Catch Pokémon While Visiting Auschwitz

The Holocaust memorial site went ahead and added its name to the already long list of places where you should absolutely not play 'Pokémon Go.'
VICE Staff
7.13.16
VICE News

'Auschwitz Was a Nightmare': 94-Year-Old Nazi Death Camp Guard Apologizes During Trial

Reinhold Hanning, a former Nazi SS officer, is charged in Germany with being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people during the Holocaust.
VICE News and Reuters
4.29.16
Photo

Greetings from Auschwitz: A Book About Postcards from the Worst Holiday Ever

One of the last living Auschwitz guards is to go on trial soon so we spoke to Paweł Szypulski, curator of a harrowing book about concentration camp postcards.
Paweł Mączewski
2.14.16
Europe

This Auschwitz Guard Has Just Gone on Trial Over the Murder of 170,000 People

Reinhold Hanning's trial in Germany is the first of four such cases, but could also be the last as all defendants are in their 90s. Hanning was 20 in 1942 when he started serving as a guard at Auschwitz.
Sally Hayden and Reuters
2.11.16
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