War crimes

‘Auschwitz cook’ arrested on war crimes charges

By Zoe Winograd, May 7, 2013

A 93-year-old alleged SS member was arrested in Germany last night.

Hans Lipshis, who was taken into custody from his care home near Stuttgart, was accused of taking part in murder and genocide at Auschwitz.

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Forgotten, but not by everybody

By Tracy-Ann Oberman, August 6, 2012

One of the problems of getting older is short-term memory loss versus the clarity of long-term memory gain. Of course, being only 39-ish and fully intending to be that age for the next decade - as Dorothy Parker said, 39 is the best 10 years of a woman's life - my niggle with memory failure is only just starting.

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Call for alleged Nazi war criminal to be extradited

By Jamie Michaels, July 25, 2012

Slovakia's Jewish community have called on the Hungarian authorities to extradite an alleged Nazi war criminal.

Ladislaus Csizsik-Csataray, 97, has been detained by authorities in Budapest after his alleged involvement in the deportation of 15,700 Jews to Auschwitz. He was police commander in the town of Kosice during the Holocaust, then in Hungary, but now part of Slovakia.

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No hiding place

July 19, 2012

László Csizsik-Csatáry, aged 97, is a Nazi war criminal who has spent his life dodging justice since he helped to organise the deportation of nearly 16,000 Jews to Auschwitz.

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"Most wanted" Nazi war criminal arrested in Hungary

By Jamie Michaels, July 19, 2012

The world’s most wanted Nazi war criminal has been arrested in Hungary.Prosecutors in the country said Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, was arrested in Budapest and charged with war crimes early on Wednesday.

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Most wanted Nazi charged in Hungary

By Jennifer Lipman, July 18, 2012

The world's most wanted Nazi war criminal has been arrested in Hungary.

Prosecutors in the country said Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, was charged with war crimes early this morning.

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Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk dies a free man

By Jennifer Lipman, March 17, 2012

A man sentenced to five years in jail last May for his role in the mass murder of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust has died at the age of 91.

John Demjanjuk was convicted of being an accessory to the deaths of more than 28,000 people while he was a guard at Sobibor concentration camp.

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Long-lost Nuremberg Trials film restored, 66 years late

By Martin Bright, February 23, 2012

An extraordinary lost film of the Nuremberg war crimes trial enjoyed its UK premiere this week six decades after it was first made. The newly-restored film, Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today, was unveiled at a screening in Parliament on Wednesday.

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Nazi accomplice loses US deportation appeal

By Jennifer Lipman, September 21, 2011

A US judge has upheld a deportation order for a man described as an "indispensable" part of the Nazi campaign in the Ukraine.

John Kalymon was found to have voluntarily served in the Nazi-sponsored Ukrainian Auxiliary Police for three years during the Holocaust.

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On this day: A Nazi sentenced

By Jennifer Lipman, August 11, 2011

At the age of 25, in 1944, Josef Scheungraber was a Nazi commander operating in Italy. It was on his orders that the military police massacred 14 people in a quiet Tuscany village. His victims were ordered into a barn and the barn was then blown up.

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