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  • Hungarian war criminal Laszlo Csatary dies at 98

    August 12, 2013 | 10:32 am

    Hungarian war criminal Laszlo Csatary has died while awaiting trial for torturing Jews and deporting thousands of them to their deaths during World War II.

    According to the French news agency AFP, Csatary died in a hospital in Budapest on Saturday of complications connected to...

  • Hungarian man, 98, charged with World War II crimes, prosecutors say

    June 18, 2013 | 5:40 pm

    Hungarian prosecutors on Tuesday charged a 98-year-old man who tops the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center's wanted list with war crimes, saying he had helped to deport Jews to Auschwitz in World War II.

    Laszlo Csatary was found guilty in absentia in 1948 of whipping or...

  • Slovak court moves toward imprisoning war criminal in Hungary

    March 29, 2013 | 7:53 am

    A Slovak court has commuted a death sentence against Laszlo Csatary, a war criminal whom Slovakia wants extradited from Hungary for his complicity in murdering thousands of Jews.

    A Czechoslovakian court in 1948 sentenced Csatary in absentia to death for torturing Jews and helping...