“How, I asked myself, could such evil have occurred in such a beautiful place, a place I love more than any other?”
The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s chief Nazi hunter called the sentence a travesty.
The president of the Balkan nation said the plans to build a shopping mall on the site of the former Nazi camp Topovske Supe will be made impossible.
Germany’s main Jewish leader also warned against the rise of the far-right, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party.
“It is a historical smear. It is a sinful comment. It minimizes the death of six million of my Jewish brothers and sisters.”
“We took action because addressing the border crisis and the treatment of asylum seekers is a moral imperative.”
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said in response to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that it “unequivocally rejects” comparisons between the Shoah and now.
A Republican politician posts a joke with the punchline, “Install your very own concentration camp in the comfort of your own home!”
The New York Democrat had drawn criticism for comparing migrant detention centers to Nazi camps.
When AOC said the detention centers on the US southern border were concentration camps, she was right.