WORLD WATCH: Israel Condemns Poland’s Holocaust Vote

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

WARSAW/BUDAPEST  (BosNewsLife)-- Israel has condemned a vote by Polish legislators to regulate Holocaust speech. The announcement came after Poland's Senate backed controversial legislation about the mass killings of millions of Jews, and others the Nazi's didn't like, during the Second World War.

Auschwitz Survivor Doubts Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust Past In Probe, Book

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--Late Author Accused Of Stealing Identity
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from BudapestBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Jewish survivor of Nazi death camps isn't surprised that only a few people attended the funeral for self-proclaimed Holocaust witness and famed author Elie Wiesel. "They buried Wiesel quickly after his death so journalists could not see that he didn't have a tattoo of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp," said Nikolaus (Miklós) Grüner.

Auschwitz Survivor Doubts Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust Past In Probe

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HlCwoJMBDI
--Late Author Accused Of Stealing Identity

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Jewish survivor of Nazi death camps isn't surprised that only a few people attended the funeral for self-proclaimed Holocaust witness and famed author Elie Wiesel. "They buried Wiesel quickly after his death so journalists could not see that he didn't have a tattoo of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp," said Nikolaus (Miklós) Grüner.

Hungary Honors Scotland Missionary Who Died In Auschwitz

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary hosts an exhibition honoring a Church of Scotland missionary killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau for protecting Jewish children in Budapest. Jane Haining was the only Scottish woman known to have died in the Nazi-run extermination camp in occupied Poland. The exhibition 'Common Fate' is held for the first time at Budapest's Holocaust Memorial Center, 73 years after her death.

Hungarians In ‘March of Living’ After Historic Holocaust Funeral

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest
MARCH OF LIVINGBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians have participated in the 'March of the Living' to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, shortly after the remains of about 20 executed people, most of them Ashkenazi Jews, were buried in Budapest's Jewish cemetery.

70th Anniversary Liberation Auschwitz Held Amid Controversy


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

AuschwitznowOSWIECIM, POLAND (BosNewsLife)-- Government leaders and survivors are among those marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation by Soviet forces of Nazi-death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in ceremonies overshadowed by new concerns over rising anti-Semitism in Europe, and a row between Poland and Russia. Tuesday's event in Poland was expected to be the last big anniversary in which remaining elderly survivors would be able to come and pay their respects at the former camp, which became a symbol of the Holocaust.

NEWS WATCH: Poland, Hungary Recall Roma Holocaust


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- While Europe remembers the outbreak of World War I, commemorations have been held in Hungary and Poland for what often has been called the “forgotten Holocaust”: the murder of hundreds of thousands of gypsies, or Roma people, during World War II.