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  • 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...

  • German court cancels trial for Auschwitz medic, 94

    June 23, 2015 | 10:33 am

    A German court will not put on trial a 94-year-old man who was charged as an accomplice in thousands of murders at Auschwitz, saying he was mentally unfit to stand trial.

    The district court of Neubrandenburg on Monday announced the decision in the case of Hubert Z., a medic at...

  • German Court Convicts Demjanjuk

    May 12, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    The best thing about the Demjanjuk conviction (read the L.A. Times Article) is that the case works from the bottom up. The low level functionary - Demjanjuk was only a guard at Sobibor—is brought to justice.

    The worst thing is that for every Himmler or Eichman, there were many...

  • Holocaust-Denying Bishop Found Guilty In German Court

    April 19, 2010 | 11:30 am

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    The schismatic bishop who deeply angered Jews and embarrassed the Vatican by publicly denying the Holocaust was ordered to pay a $13,500 fine for violating a German law that makes it a crime to deny the Holocaust.

    Judge Karin Frahm in the Bavarian city of...