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.

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.

Rebels Release Polish Priest Amid Fighting In East Ukraine


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- An ethnic Polish priest who was abducted by armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has been freed, but his release did little to ease tensions as Ukrainian government forces advanced to the rebel-held stronghold of Donetsk.

MISSION WATCH: Africa Peacekeepers Reach Embattled Polish Missionaries


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

peacenowBANGUI/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- International peacekeepers have reached Polish Christian missionaries who were trapped in weeks of looting and violence in troubled Central African Republic, Polish media reported Friday, February 14.

NEWS WATCH: Germany To Prosecute 30 Auschwitz Guards

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
campBERLIN/WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Prosecutors in Germany have called for dozens of former Nazi guards to be tried for facilitating mass murder at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland during World War Two.