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The Holocaust

Oldest Auschwitz survivor dies at 108

The oldest known survivor of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, Antoni Dobrowolski, has died at the age of 108.

Adam Cyra, who works at the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial and museum, said Dobrowolski died in the town of Debno, northwest Poland.

Wednesday, 24 October, 2012, 4:31am

Local Holocaust education

A Holocaust education centre is to open in Hong Kong on Monday with the aim of becoming a regional resource hub.

The centre will temporarily be located at Elsa High, a Jewish high school in Shau Kei Wan. It will focus on educating people about the massacre of more than six million Jews by the Nazis during the second world war.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Holocaust centre aims to educate the young

A Holocaust education centre is to open in Hong Kong and aims to become a resource hub for the region.

The centre - temporarily located at Elsa High, the Jewish high school in Shau Kei Wan - will focus on educating about the massacre of more than six million Jews by the Nazi regime during the second world war.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Album reveals Japanese who helped fleeing Jews

A series of worn, black-and-white photos with barely legible inscriptions is shedding new light on the handful of Japanese bureaucrats who helped Jews escape the Nazi onslaught across Europe 70 years ago.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Priest races against time to record Nazi killings

Father Patrick Desbois, who is in Hong Kong this week, is racing against the clock to uncover the hidden atrocities of the Holocaust before it is too late.

27 Jan 2011 - 12:00am


Starring: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, George McKay, Alexa Davalos

Director: Edward Zwick

Category: IIB (English and Russian)

16 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1925

9 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Detective Story

Detective Story

by Imre Kertesz, translated by Tim Wilkinson

Harvill Secker, HK$168

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The horrors of the Holocaust

The Holocaust, defined by historians as the genocide of the Jewish people during the second world war, remains a searing wound in the collective psyche of humans. More than 6 million European Jews were killed in the catastrophe.

7 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Confronting Nazism in the family

There's probably never a good time to tell your child he's related to one of the most reviled men of the 20th century, but at least Katrin Himmler knows she will have the answers to her eight-year-old son's questions when the time comes.

26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am