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Namibia’s Blue Book of record: Part one

On 27 January, the world remembers the victims of the Holocaust, but it is also worth remembering the victims of Germany’s other, earlier genocide in Namibia. A rare book, commissioned by Britain in the early 1900s, stands as a record of the crimes against the Herero and the Nama The post Namibia’s Blue Book of record: Part one appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: UK, Germany, Britain, South Africa, Holocaust, War Crimes, Namibia, Botswana, Great Britain, Genocide, Nama, Herero, Tshekedi Khama, South West Africa, Concentration Camps, Blue Book


U.S. Concentration Camp Sent Undocumented Women to Be Sterilized According to Whistleblower

Why are the terms “Nazi Germany” and “Mengele” become trending topics on Twitter? The words dominated the social media platform on Monday after it was revealed that a whistleblower has alleged “high numbers” of immigrant women at a U.S. concentration camp in Georgia were sent to be given unnecessary hysterectomies.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Germany, Nazis, Immigration, Georgia, Dhs, Ice, CBP, Department Of Homeland Security, Whistleblowers, Eugenics, US Department of Homeland Security, Josef Mengele, Project South, Chad Wolf, Concentration Camps


Remembering Music’s Saving Powers at Auschwitz

Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, who says her role as a cellist in the camp orchestra kept her alive, takes her message to the Salzburg Festival.
Tags: Music, News, Austria, Anti-semitism, Auschwitz, Salzburg Festival, Anita, World War II (1939-45, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps, Anita Lasker Wallfisch, Lasker-Wallfisch


Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 93, Is Convicted in Germany

The 93-year-old defendant was convicted of 5,230 counts of accessory to murder — one for each person’s death while he was at the Stutthof camp — but was tried in juvenile court, because he was 17 at the time.
Tags: News, Germany, War Crimes, Murders, Bruno, Dey, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Decisions and Verdicts, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps, Stutthof, Nazi Concentration Camp Guard


Former Nazi Guard, 93, Is Convicted in Germany

The 93-year-old defendant was convicted of 5,230 counts of accessory to murder — one for each person’s death while he was at the Stutthof camp — but was tried in juvenile court, because he was 17 at the time.
Tags: News, Germany, War Crimes, Murders, Bruno, Dey, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Decisions and Verdicts, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps, Stutthof


Trump Regime Might Ban TikTok and Other Apps Owned by Chinese Tech Companies

The Trump regime is considering a U.S. ban on the popular music and dance app TikTok, as well as other apps owned by Chinese companies, according to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. TikTok is one of the most popular apps in the world, with roughly 800 million users globally, but the Trump regime believes user data…Read more...
Tags: Apps, Hong Kong, Science, Australia, China, India, Social Media, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump, State, John Bolton, US State Department, Mike Pompeo, President Trump, Concentration Camps


Music From the Death Camps: Alive and Being Readied for a New Home

With the help of the Italian government, and others, a musician is working to build a home for an archive of works composed in Nazi concentration camps.
Tags: Music, News, Italy, Classical Music, World War II (1939-45, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Archives and Records, Concentration Camps, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Lotoro, Barletta (Italy, Terezin Concentration Camp, Francesco (1964-


Coronavirus Depletes the Keepers of Europe’s Memory

The pandemic has hastened the departure of witnesses to the wrenching conflicts of the last century, allowing rising political forces to recast history.
Tags: Europe, News, Elderly, Politics And Government, World War II (1939-45, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Fringe Groups and Movements, Deaths (Fatalities, Concentration Camps, Spanish Civil War (1936-39, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


How Crowdsourcing Aided a Push to Preserve the Histories of Nazi Victims

With people around the globe sheltering at home amid the pandemic, an archive of records documenting Nazi atrocities asked for help indexing them. Thousands joined the effort.
Tags: Europe, News, Germany, War Crimes, Computers and the Internet, World War II (1939-45, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Prisons and Prisoners, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Archives and Records, Concentration Camps, Crowdsourcing (Internet


Prisoners' Tools Found Hidden in Chimney at Auschwitz

A team working to restore a historic building at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland have stumbled upon numerous items hidden by prisoners inside a chimney. Read more...
Tags: Science, Nazis, History, Holocaust, Second world war, Poland, Chimney, Auschwitz, Concentration Camps




For Some Holocaust Survivors, Even Liberation Was Dehumanizing

“If their eyes were mirrors, it seems I’m not far from dead.” After being freed by Allied troops, some former prisoners continued to be mistreated.
Tags: News, United States Army, Patton, George Smith, Elie, Wiesel, World War II (1939-45, United States Defense and Military Forces, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Concentration Camps, Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Dachau (Germany


New Research Exposes Horrific Conditions at Britain's Forgotten Nazi Concentration Camp

An archaeological survey of a former Nazi concentration camp on the British island of Alderney has revealed the frightful conditions endured by forced laborers and political prisoners during the Second World War.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nazis, History, Britain, Second world war, World War Ii, Nazi, Alderney, Atrocities, Concentration Camps, Forgotten Nazi Concentration Camp


The Mission to Hunt Nazis Has Become a Race Against Time

The latest target was a 94-year-old man in Tennessee said to have been a guard at a concentration camp in Germany. “These people are old, and they’re dying,” a prosecutor said of the cases’ urgency.
Tags: News, Germany, Tennessee, War Crimes, Deportation, Berger, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Holt, World War II (1939-45, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps, Oak Ridge (Tenn, Rebecca L, Friedrich Karl, Hunt Nazis


Judge Orders Deportation of Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard

The Justice Department said Friedrich Karl Berger, 94, was an armed guard at a concentration camp in Germany where prisoners were held in “atrocious” conditions.
Tags: News, Germany, Tennessee, Justice Department, Simon, Center, Wiesenthal, Immigration and Emigration, World War II (1939-45, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps, Friedrich Karl Berger, Rebecca L. Holt, Nazi Camp Guard


The Sublime Farewell of Gerhard Richter, Master of Doubt

The Met Breuer closes with an exhibition of the 88-year-old German painter, likely to be the final major show of his lifetime.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Breuer, Richter, Gerhard, Met Breuer, Gerhard Richter, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Concentration Camps


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 30-Feb. 6

  Bird watchers on an easy walk with volunteer guide Kerry Perkins look for local and migrating birds in January at Santa Monica Mountains Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center in Calabasas. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events and also ongoing entertainments that you may have missed in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “Light Ye...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


At Auschwitz, Holocaust Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

Organizers sought to put a spotlight on the stories of survivors, as this may be the last time that such a large number will be able to gather in one place.
Tags: Europe, News, Death and dying, War Crimes, Poland, Josef, World Jewish Congress, Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum, Lauder, World War II (1939-45, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Jerusalem (Israel, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Concentration Camps, Oswiecim (Poland


At Auschwitz, Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

Organizers sought to put a spotlight on the stories of survivors, as this may be the last time that such a large number will be able to gather in one place.
Tags: Europe, News, Death and dying, War Crimes, Poland, Josef, World Jewish Congress, Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum, Lauder, World War II (1939-45, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Jerusalem (Israel, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Concentration Camps, Oswiecim (Poland


Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery

On the roads where thousands of prisoners from Auschwitz were forced to march before the camp was liberated, there are few memorials. Mostly graves.
Tags: News, Auschwitz, World War II (1939-45, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Concentration Camps, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Birkenau (Poland, Auschwitz Death Camp, Auschwitz Death March




Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 23-30

  “The Birdwatcher” is part of Paolo Ventura’s “An Invented World” art exhibit until March 14 at Galerie XII in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Galerie XII)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events, and ongoing entertainments that you may have missed, in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Circus Vargas – Mr. V’s Big Top Dream: Show runs 7 p.m. Jan. 23; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25; 12:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Jan. 26; 7 p.m. Jan. 27; 7 p.m. Jan. 30; 7:30 ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


My Grandmother Kept Telling Us About the Nazis. Now I Know Why.

Marianne Goldstein spent her life recounting her family’s escape to America in 1939. Only recently did I realize she wanted to do more than remember what happened.
Tags: News, Germany, America, Grandparents, World War II (1939-45, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Concentration Camps, Synagogues, Dachau (Germany, Marianne Goldstein


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 16-23

  Cirque du Soleil’s Volta show at Dodger Stadium is inspired by street sports. (Photo by Matt Beard)   There’s always something interesting to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Winter 2020 dineL.A. Restaurant Week: Participating Los Angeles area restaurants offer prix fixe lunch/dinner, Jan. 17-31. Cost: lunch ($15-$35) and dinner ($29-$99 plus). Tax ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Why 500 More Officers Will Police the Subway

The M.T.A. board approved a plan that the governor has said is aimed at addressing crime, fare evasion and the system’s growing homeless population.
Tags: News, Police, Subways, New York City, War Crimes, Alexandria, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, World War II (1939-45, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Concentration Camps, Ocasio-Cortez


Leaked documents document China's plan for mass arrests and concentration-camp internment of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has published five leaked Chinese intelligence memos -- a lengthy "telegram" and four shorter "bulletins" -- from 2017, which detail the plans to enact a program of mass incarceration for members of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities (especially Uyghurs) in China's Xinjiang province. The documents present guidelines for the creation and operation of the region's concentration camps (which now number more than 500 and house more t...
Tags: Post, Human Rights, Tibet, News, China, Beijing, New York Times, Leaks, Muslim, Xinjiang, Islamophobia, Modern Slavery, Concentration Camps, Uyghurs, Chen Quanguo, China Cables


Apple Sells Out Pro-Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong to Appease Chinese Government

Apple removed a smartphone app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong late Wednesday in the tech giant’s latest capitulation to China’s authoritarian government. The app, HKmap.live, allowed users to see Hong Kong police movements via crowdsourced information as cops in the region continue to brutalize the…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Science, China, Nba, Donald Trump, Houston Rockets, Hong Kong protests, New Cold War, Chinese Government, Daryl Morey, Carrie Lam, President Trump, Concentration Camps, Uyghurs, Uyghur


U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report

The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China’s network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York Times.Read more...
Tags: Science, Human Rights, China, Surveillance, Xinjiang, Donald Trump, Facial Recognition, Police State, Racial Profiling, New Cold War, New York Times Read, US State Department, Hikvision, President Trump, Concentration Camps, Uighurs





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