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AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

Maja Back in Court

20-06-1999
After an adjournment of over one year, the District Court in Bielsko-Biala reopened proceedings in the suit by the Maja SA Corporation, developers of a commercial center located close to the Auschwitz camp site, against the State Treasury.

A Seminar for Yad Vashem Staff Members

20-06-1999
A group of Yad Vashem staff members spent two weeks at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum as part of the cooperation program established between the two institutions several years ago.

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.
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