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News

9th March of the Living. 5,000 participants, including Polish and Israeli presidents

20-05-2000
Some 5 000 Jewish youth, elderly Holocaust survivors, and a few hundred Poles took part in the annual, 9 March of the Living. Together with president of Israel Ezer Weizman and Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski they went along the path from the former Auschwitz camp to the ruins of the gas chambers in Birkenau.

Holocaust denier dismissed. The disciplinary commission of Opole University...

20-04-2000
The disciplinary commission of Opole University has dismissed Dr. Dariusz Ratajczak from his position and forbidden him to return to teaching for three years. The commission found him guilty of "conduct unbecoming of an academic teacher and detrimental to the good name of the university and the academic community."

President Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania visited the Museum

06-04-2000
President Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania visited the Museum on April 6, 2000.

Visit by the President of Italy. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi in Auschwitz Memorial

15-03-2000
Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi and Mrs. Ciampi visited the Museum on March 15, 2000.

Oswiecim Regional Development Strategy. Workshops in Niepolomice

10-03-2000
The third in a series of workshops on the preparation of an Oswiecim Regional Development Strategy, organized by the Chancery of the Polish Prime Minister and the Regional Development Agency Inc. of Bielsko-Biala, was held on March 10-12 at the Royal Castle in Niepolomice.

Portraits: Auschwitz Concentration Camp 1940-1945. New Temporary Exhibition

07-03-2000
An exhibition titled "Portraits..." will be on view at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum from March 7-September 30, 2000.
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