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Democracy at risk

Attempts to discredit election outcomes can be dangerous and the United States would do well to heed the warnings from history

Alarming surge in xenophobic language

Populist politicians increasingly blame migrants for a range of problems. At home, the government, police and even trade unionists are doing the same.

Poland to amend controversial Holocaust law

The amendment is designed to remove fines or criminal penalties for anyone found guilty of ascribing Nazi crimes to the Polish state

Germany’s Nazi hunters in final straight of race against time

For decades after the war, the German government showed little haste to track down many of those involved in the organised mass murder

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law

The law sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who describes Nazi German death camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau as being Polish

Mngxitama on Holocaust tweets: I’m just paraphrasing Helen Zille

“I wanted to show the hypocrisy and double standard that black suffering is totally disregarded and in fact it’s encouraged,” he told The Daily Vox.

Holocaust a grim reminder of dangers of allowing racial hatred to run wild

During the first week of May, the Jewish communities of seven South African cities will come together to mark Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day.

#RhodesMustFall: Lessons to be drawn

Chris Zithulele Mann says that to remove the statue is to ignore what lurks within all of us, making it more difficult to identify our own prejudices.

Holocaust fantasies distort truth

‘Final Solution’ balances stories of Nazi Germany and the extermination of Europe’s Jews and reveals the treatment meted out to them post-World War II

Letters to the editor: May 29 to June 5 2015

Readers write in about contraceptives, Holocaust education and the danger of essentialising.

Verwoerd would love Dlamini

Few things would have pleased Verwoerd more than the idea that racism and race essentialism are still alive and well.

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ goes on trial in Germany

Former Nazi officer dubbed the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz" went on trial in Germany, with almost 70 Holocaust survivors relatives at the court.

Use Obama ‘Polish camps’ gaffe to tell the truth, says Walesa

The storm over US President Barack Obama's label "Polish camp" for a Nazi German Holocaust site is an ideal moment to halt lies about the Holocaust.

Who will shake SA Jewry’s faith in Israel?

In SA's Jewish community there is no one to explain to us that we can no longer use past victimhood to justify Israel's actions, writes Kevin Bloom.

Israel marks Holocaust anniversary with silence

Millions of Israelis stood silently and all road traffic stopped as sirens wailed for two minutes to remember the Jews killed during the Holocaust.

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