Woman, 91, Charged With 260,000 Counts Of Accessory To Murder At Auschwitz Nazi Death Camp

A 91-year-old woman has been charged with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder over allegations she was part of the Nazi SS serving in the Auschwitz death camp. German prosecutors said that the woman, whose named was not disclosed due to the country’s privacy laws, is alleged to have served as a radio operator for … Continue reading

EBay Sells Holocaust Memorabilia, Apologises After ‘Sick Trade’ Is Revealed

 Items including an Auschwitz uniform have been found on sale on eBay. The auction site has apologised and taken 30 items from sale after a Mail on Sunday investigation revealed the ‘sick trade’. It also made a £25,000 donation to charity. Among the items was a uniform thought to have belonged to a Polish baker … Continue reading

L’Antisémite, Banned at Cannes. A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry

The Cannes film festival is known, among much else, for its many cavalier offenses against good taste. When I attended it last month, I saw an orange Lamborghini with gold-plated rims and Qatari license plates circling languidly around la Croisette, and utterly unspeakable things went on at the invitation-only party at the Russian pavilion. Sacha … Continue reading

Neo-Nazi bomb plot linked to Auschwitz sign theft

Thieves contracted by a neo-Nazi group that planned to sell sign to fund attacks in Sweden, newspaper claims. It sounds like the plot of a Steig Larsson thriller: a band of eastern European criminals is contracted to steal an iconic piece of Nazi memorabilia, which is then sold to a mysterious collector to finance a … Continue reading