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Wiesenthal Center launches new effort to try Nazi war criminals

JERUSALEM, July 23 (UPI) -- The Simon Wiesenthal Center launched a new effort Tuesday to bring Nazi war criminals to justice in Germany, calling it Operation Last Chance II.

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Germany investigating Auschwitz guards

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, April 7 (UPI) -- German authorities say they are seeking 50 former guards of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp where more than 1 million Jews died during World War II.

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Nazi war criminal said to be buried in US

KIEV, Ukraine, April 5 (UPI) -- Convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk has been buried in an undisclosed location in the United States, a Ukrainian official said.

John 'Ivan' Demjanjuk dead at 91

BERLIN, March 17 (UPI) -- John Demjanjuk, who spent decades fighting allegations over his role in the Holocaust, died in Germany at the age 91, German police said Saturday.

Lawyer: Prosecute aging war criminals

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A lawyer who represented families of victims of Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk said he wants 28 other alleged low-level war criminals prosecuted.

Lawyers seek U.S. hearing for Demjanjuk

CLEVELAND, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Attorneys for John Demjanjuk, convicted in Germany of being a World War II Nazi war criminal, say they want to bring him back to the United States.

Nazi hunters look at cases with fresh eye

BERLIN, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Nazi hunters in Germany say they're scouring cold case files for former death camp guards after the conviction of John Demjanjuk.

German Nazi trial ends with guilty verdict

MUNICH, Germany, May 12 (UPI) -- A Munich court has sentenced John Demjanjuk to five years in prison for helping to murder Jews at a Nazi death camp during World War II, the end of what could enter history as the last Nazi trial in Germany.

Demjanjuk sentenced for role in Nazi camp

MUNICH, Germany, May 12 (UPI) -- A German court Thursday sentenced John Demjanjuk, 91, to five years in prison for his role in killing 28,060 Jews at a Nazi camp in Poland during World War II.

6-year term sought for Demjanjuk

MUNICH, Germany, March 23 (UPI) -- German prosecutors are seeking a six-year prison term for 90-year-old accused Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk.

Demjanjuk trial ends

MUNICH, Germany, March 22 (UPI) -- John Demjanjuk, 90, deserves to spend six years behind bars for serving as a guard at the Sobibor death camp, a German prosecutor said Tuesday.

Spain wants to try alleged Nazi criminal

MADRID, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Accused Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk has been indicted by the Spanish Supreme Court on genocide and crimes against humanity charges.

Hospitalization delays death-camp trial

MUNICH, Germany, June 29 (UPI) -- The trial of a former Ohio autoworker alleged to have been a guard at a Nazi death camp is on hold while the defendant is hospitalized, authorities say.

Survivor testifies at Nazi war crime trial

MUNICH, Germany, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The survivor of a Nazi death camp in Poland says he is unable to positively identify Ukrainian-born John Demjanjuk, 89, as one of the camp guards.

Outcome of last Nazi trial uncertain

MUNICH, Germany, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The proceedings against former concentration camp guard John Demjanjuk will likely enter history as the last Nazi trial held in Germany.

Prof: Demjanjuk healthier than he lets on

AMHERST, Mass., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- John Demjanjuk, an elderly Cleveland-area man accused of Nazi war crimes, is healthier than he appears, a law professor who observed his trial in Germany says.

Demjanjuk's fever postpones trial

MUNICH, Germany, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The trial in Germany of retired U.S. autoworker and alleged Nazi guard John Demjanjuk was adjourned Wednesday after the 89-year-old defendant became ill.

Trial of accused death camp guard begins

MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The trial of retired U.S. autoworker John Demjanjuk, accused of helping force 27,900 Jews to their deaths in the Holocaust, began in Munich, Germany, Monday.

Nazi hunters focus on non-Nazi atrocities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- As World War II-era Nazis die off, their one-time hunters are looking at other atrocities, such as in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, officials say.

Man, 82, to testify at Demjanjuk trial

MUNICH, Germany, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A German Jew who survived the Holocaust because his mother sent him to Britain is among those scheduled to testify at the war crimes trial of John Demjanjuk.
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