Museum demands Israel ensure objects taken by Rotem Bides, a granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, are returned

An Israeli art student – and the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors – has admitted taking material from Auschwitz for her graduation project in Jerusalem.

According to a report in the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, the Auschwitz museum has said it will pursue charges against Rotem Bides, who visited Auschwitz on half a dozen occasions removing objects from the site, including a sign warning visitors against removing anything.

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