#Holocaust

.United States
Ohio Republican Senate candidate Josh Mandel was infuriated with Joe Biden's idea of vaccine mandate. (Photo credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Josh Mandel compares vaccine mandates to Gestapo in a post on Twitter
  • He appeals to Americans not to submit to the "tyranny."
  • Following the video's release, Jewish groups condemned it as insulting and incorrect

.Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Olympics 2020 will start on July 23. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Tokyo2020)

  • Kentaro Kobayashi has been sacked over a decades-old comedy sketch evoking the Holocaust
  • This is the latest setback for the pandemic-affected Games
  • Kobayashi was to serve as the show director for the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Anne Frank is one of the most famous Holocaust victims. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany
  • At the age of 13, she eloquently wrote about her fears, hopes and experiences during the Nazi persecution
  • Her family was caught and deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in German-occupied Poland on September 3, 1944

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Marjorie Taylor Greene is a Representative from the state of Georgia. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The mask mandate has been imposed by speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • GOP Rep. Peter Meijer criticised the statements
  • Jewish groups also condemned the statements from Marjorie Taylor Greene

.Islamabad, Pakistan
Imran Khan last year asked Facebook to ban Islamophobic content.(Photo credit: Facebook/ImranKhan)

  • The Pakistan government banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after days of protests
  • The French embassy in Islamabad recommended its nationals leave Pakistan
  • Khan hit out at President Macron for defending cartoons of the Prophet

.Berlin, Germany
Adolf Hitler is one of the most abhorred yet significant figure in world history. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Adolf Hitler could have named Adolf Schicklgruber
  • Hitler's Mein Kampf sold five million copies by 1939
  • Early in his life, Hitler was rejected by the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts

.Poland
Six million Poles, including three million Jews, perished between 1939 and 1945 during Nazi occupation. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

  • Despite the claims, the Polish judge has said that the historians will not have to pay fine
  • The defamation trial has raised questions about the freedom to research 
  • The historians co-edited a book titled ‘Night Without End'

.Berlin, Germany
A 100-year-old former concentration camp guard has been charged with complicity in 3,51i8 murders in Germany. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The man stands accused of "knowingly and willingly" assisting in the murder of prisoners
  • He is accused of assisting murders at the Sachsenhausen camp in Oranienburg, north of Berlin, between 1942 and 1945
  • He is considered fit to stand trial despite his age, the public prosecutor's office in the town of Neuruppin

.Germany
Charlotte Knobloch called for a strong defence of the country's fragile democracy. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Charlotte Knobloch)

  • In her speech to mark the International Holocaust Day, Knobloch reminded people of the rise of antisemitism in Germany
  • Teary-eyed, she said that she will continue fighting for the Germany she believes in
  • 2,032 offences against the Jewish were recorded in 2019 

.Shanghai, China
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men pray in divided sections at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI/File)

  • Wednesday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • It marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp
  • Six million Jews perished during the worst genocide in human history