Friday, July 12, 2024

Topic: Nazi

IBM suspends ads on X after corporate ads appeared next to content promoting Hitler, Nazi Party

The report comes a day after Elon Musk endorsed an antisemitic post on X that falsely claimed members of the Jewish community were stoking hatred against white people.

How Nazi past of Ukranian World War 2 veterans was left ‘unaddressed' in Canada

Historian says Canada’s focus on anti-communism in 1950s allowed for rushed immigration of Ukrainians with Nazi links & influence of organised diaspora has left issues unresolved.

Waffen-SS Galicia Division & its Canada connection — centre of Trudeau's Nazi woes

Canada allowed Ukrainians who served in Waffen SS unit to immigrate in 1950. Last week, then Speaker Anthony Rota, who has since resigned, introduced one such person as a 'hero'.

Canadian Speaker forced to resign after standing ovation for Nazi veteran embarrasses Trudeau govt

Anthony Rota's resignation comes after Opposition raises pressure on PM Justin Trudeau to apologise for failing to vet Yaroslav Hunka, 98-yr-old Ukrainian who fought for Nazi unit.

Parliament ovation for SS veteran is Trudeau's new headache. How Ukrainian Nazis found refuge in Canada

On Sunday, Canada’s Speaker apologised for praising Yaroslav Hunka, who was invited to Parliament Friday for address of Ukrainian president. Jewish groups express shock at recognition.

‘Rise in far-Right activism': Australia to ban public display, sale of Nazi hate symbols

The Nazi salute won't be outlawed & there will be exemptions for artistic, academic or religious use of swastikas, which has spiritual significance in Hinduism, Jainism & Buddhism.

Each day brings some new horror and hate. Worrying that ordinary Hindus aren’t so shocked

I don’t want to belabour Nazi Germany parallels because, so far at least, they do not fit. But there are parallels with the Taliban and Islamism.

Hiding Nazi connect to helping KGB spy, Queen Elizabeth II put family first

Queen Elizabeth II and her mother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon allegedly protected a KGB spy for fear he might reveal the dark family secrets of Edward VIII.

New book by US scholar reveals how 6 media barons in US & UK aided Hitler's rise before WW-II

In her book 'The Newspaper Axis', Kathryn Olmsted, a history professor at UC Davis, writes that media's role was central to the western powers' ignorance of the Nazi threat in 1930s.

Woman who typed up Schindler's list and saved 1000s of Jews dies at 107

'I didn't know it was such an important thing,' Mimi Reinhard had famously said of the 1943 list that spared Jews from Nazi concentration camps.

On Camera

Zomato has become the brand ambassador for food cheating between couples

Zomato’s new ‘order delete’ feature is teaching young people to pull off a nearly perfect lie in front of their parents and handing spouses the perfect weapon for food infidelity.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.