Brazilian federal government secretary of culture, Roberto Alvim, is dismissed after the broadcast of a video where he announces a new national prize on culture. In the video, Alvim seems to paraphrase a speech by Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany's "Reichsminister" of Propaganda.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier asks Poland's forgiveness at a remembrance ceremony in Wieluń, Poland, attended together with Polish President Andrzej Duda. The heads of state commemorate Nazi Germany's bombing of Wieluń on the first day of World War II, the world's bloodiest conflict, 80 years ago.
German prosecutors reopen hundreds of investigations into Nazi concentration camp guards, following the successful prosecution of retired U.S. autoworker John Demjanjuk for his role at the Sobibor extermination camp in Poland during World War II.