MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

What About "The Little Red House"?

20-06-1999
A newspaper article appeared on the so-called "Little Red House," pointing out serious shortcomings in the new law on the protection of memorial sites.

The Anniversary of the Arrival in Auschwitz of the First Transport of Prisoners

14-06-1999
The commemoration of the first transport was overshadowed by the papal visit.

Auschwitz Denial - a Precedent-Setting Trial

10-06-1999
Charges against Dariusz Ratajczak were filed in the Regional Court in Opole.

Gold Cross of Merit for Jonathan Webber

25-05-1999
Jonathan Webber, a professor at Oxford and member of the International Auschwitz Council, has been awarded the Gold Cross of Merit.

Visit by Dina Gottliebova

20-05-1999
Former Auschwitz concentration camp prisoner Dina Gottliebova visited the Museum in the company of her daughter, her lawyer, and an NBC television crew. She is demanding the return of watercolors of Gypsies that she painted on orders from Dr. Mengele.

A New Law on the Protection of Nazi Concentration Camp Sites

15-05-1999
The Polish President signed a law on the protection of Nazi concentration camp sites, which also regulates the buffer zone around the Museum.
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