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  • Former Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial, says it was ‘nightmare’

    April 29, 2016 | 8:17 am

    A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany apologized in court to victims on Friday, telling them he regretted being part of a "criminal organization" that had killed so many people and caused such suffering.

    "I'm ashamed that I knowingly let injustice happen and...

  • 93-year-old Auschwitz guard faces trial pending medical clearance

    September 18, 2015 | 2:17 pm

    A German court is waiting for medical clearance before trying a 93-year-old former Auschwitz guard on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

    If Reinhold Hanning is determined mentally competent to stand trial, it will be the second trial this year of an ex-Nazi over the age of...

  • Accused Auschwitz guard, 93, arrested in Germany

    May 7, 2013 | 10:26 am

    Hans Lipschis, reportedly one of the 10 most wanted Nazis, was arrested in Germany.

    Lipschis, 93, of Aalen is facing charges of complicity in murder as a former guard at the Auschwitz extermination camp. He was arrested on Monday.

    According to German news reports, state...