The complex history of prosecuting Nazi war crimes means elderly men and women are on trial for crimes committed decades ago.
There are major obstacles in confronting the social movement for reparations for the slave trade. Such reparations are a moral imperative, but politically, successfully obtaining them will be hard.
Ending the Canadian genocide of Indigenous peoples is a legal obligation, requiring honest, active decolonization. The lawyer who wrote the MMIWG’s inquiry’s legal analysis of genocide explains.
Canada has officially recognized eight genocides that have happened around the world. It has not done the same for its own treatment of Indigenous children who they sent to Indian Residential Schools.
German’s commitment of €1.1bn for development projects in Namibia over 30 years is too cheap a price to pay for remorse.
Music is supposed to transcend the mundane and horrific. Yet it has also served as an accompaniment to torture and punishment.
Tens of thousands of gay men and lesbians were persecuted by the Nazis but stigma and a lack of research funding has kept their history hidden.
Information about the Holocaust may be easy to find online, but the best sites offer artifacts and authentic accounts from people who survived the experience, a Holocaust scholar argues.
The US faces many of the same problems Germans faced after World War II: how to reject, punish and delegitimize the enemies of democracy. There are lessons in how Germany handled that challenge.
As social media platforms fight Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism, online archives offer another possible approach: direct links to the historic truth.
Despite considerable support, concerns over plans for a new UK Holocaust Memorial range from location and cost, to how it should look and whether we need such a building at all.
Many young people learn about the Holocaust in school, but their knowledge and understanding of the subject can be limited and based on inaccuracies and misconceptions.
A scholar who studies Holocaust survivors sees an explanation for why women change their stories of sexual assault, even now in the
A recent TikTok trend involved people impersonating Holocaust victims. This has sparked questions about how to ethically use testimony in digital media.
Sound and its subtle, malleable possibilities for interpretation can be a valuable tool for those trying to capture pasts that have been erased, marginalised or forgotten.
After half of all European Jews were killed by the Nazis, the post-Holocaust credo of Jews around the world has been “Never again!” But there’s been a surge in anti-Semitism since 2017.
Dark tourism can help shine a commemorative light on the pandemic that has gripped society.
The culture of remembrance in Germany is viewed by many as exemplary. But it has some grave shortcomings.
After World War II ended in Europe, millions of ethnic Germans faced an uncertain future. The political repercussions of their expulsion continue even today.
While male and female prisoners at Auschwitz faced the same ultimate fate – torture, forced labor and near-certain death – women sometimes reacted differently to Nazi captivity.