Appeals judges have thrown out a decision by a United Nations court to set up a procedure to hear evidence against an elderly Rwandan genocide suspect after he was declared unfit to face trial.
Britain’s government has formally declared that atrocities committed by the Islamic State group against the Yazidi people in Iraq were acts of genocide. The U.K.
A federal trial for a man who fatally shot 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue is approaching its conclusion as the defense makes its case that mental illness spurred the United States’ deadliest antisemitic attack.
A Florida woman who drained an 87-year-old Holocaust survivor’s life savings by posing as a love interest and then lived lavishly off the $2.8 million she got has been sentenced to over four years in prison.
A federal judge has rejected a request by lawyers for the Pittsburgh synagogue gunman to exhume the body of his father.
Lawyers for the gunman who killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue have requested a court order to exhume the body of his long-dead father.
The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis says that Germany has agreed to extend another $1.4 billion overall for Holocaust survivors around the globe for the coming year.
United Nations judges have declared that an 88-year-old Rwandan genocide suspect unfit to continue to stand trial because he has dementia.
One of Rwanda’s most wanted suspect in that country’s genocide has appeared in a South African courtroom holding a Bible.
One of the most wanted suspects in Rwanda’s genocide, a man suspected of orchestrating the killing of more than 2,000 people, has been arrested in South Africa after 22 years on the run.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft led a delegation that included rapper Meek Mill on a march in Poland on Tuesday to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
More than 100 Holocaust survivors and their descendants are participating in a new social media campaign that illustrates the importance of passing on the Holocaust survivors’ testimonies as their numbers dwindle.
Tova Gutstein was 10 years old when the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto launched an uprising against the Nazis.
Holocaust survivor Tova Friedman is a TikTok star at age 85, thanks to her 17-year-old grandson. In the family living room in Morristown, New Jersey, Aron Goodman records his grandmother talking about her life in 1944 and 1945 as a 6-year-old child at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland
The Israeli and Polish foreign ministers have met in a step that they are hailing as a breakthrough in restoring a relationship that’s been badly damaged for years due to disagreements over how to remember Polish behavior during the Holocaust.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With reports of antisemitic incidents on the rise across the U.S., Nebraska lawmakers considered a bill Monday that would fund teaching the history of the Holocaust and other genocides to the state’s students.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public schools in West Virginia would be required to teach about the Holocaust and other genocides under a bill passed by the state Senate on Thursday.
Doug Emhoff, the husband of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, has met Ukrainian refugees at a Berlin synagogue and visited the city’s Holocaust memorial as he wraps up a tour of Poland and Germany focused on Holocaust remembrance and combating rising antisemitism.
KIBBUTZ HAZOREA, Israel (AP) — Just before Nazi Germany invaded Hungary in March 1944, Jewish youth leaders in the eastern European country jumped into action: They formed an underground network that in the coming months would save tens of thousands of fellow Jews from the gas chambers.
A Jewish group that commissioned a survey on Holocaust awareness in the Netherlands says the results show “a disturbing lack of awareness of key historical facts about the Holocaust.”
A 19th-century orphanage in Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter has reopened its doors as a museum, a hundred years after taking in scores of children whose parents were killed in the Armenian genocide.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates will begin teaching about the Holocaust in history classes in primary and secondary schools across the country, the country’s embassy in the United States said.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say they found “substantial evidence” of Rwandan government forces crossing into neighboring eastern Congo, either to reinforce M23 rebels or to conduct military operations against another rebel group that includes fighters accused of taking part in the 1994 Rwanda
International pressure is growing on Rwanda as France and Germany are the latest parties to openly accuse the country of supporting armed rebels in neighboring eastern Congo — with possible repercussions for foreign aid that Kigali has long enjoyed.