To mark the approaching 55th anniversary of Auschwitz concentration camp, the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum organized a contest for students at artistic secondary schools all over Poland. They were asked to make a poster on the theme "The Memory of Auschwitz."
Under an agreement signed last December between the German Federal Land of Lower Saxony (representing the German Länder) and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, work will begin in 2000 on the preservation of the perimeter fence at the site of Auschwitz concentration camp (Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau).
The regional court in Opole dismissed the case against Dr. Dariusz Ratajczak of Opole University, who was accused of "the Auschwitz Lie," for denying in his book "Dangerous Subjects" that genocide was committed in Auschwitz and Majdanek.
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