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Germany court rules accused Auschwitz paramedic fit for trial
A German court on Tuesday allowed the trial of a 95-year-old German man, Hubert Z, accused of being an accessory to the murder of 3,681 people at Auschwitz. Hubert Z. had previously been deemed too fragile to stand trial, but Tuesday's decision re (More)
Germany court declares 93-year-old former SS sergeant fit for trial
A German court deemed Monday that a 93-year-old former SS sergeant, charged with 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for allegedly serving as a Nazi camp prison guard, is fit for trial. Reinhold H, whose last name was withheld for privacy, was dec (More)
Elderly Germany woman charged for role in Holocaust
A 91-year-old German woman was charged today for her role at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp as an SS radio operator from April to June 1944. German prosecutors from the state of Schleswig-Holstein announced that the woman, whose name was not di (More)
Germany court resumes accused Nazi guard's trial
A judge for the Lueneburg state court in Germany said the trial against a 93-year-old former Auschwitz guard can resume, finding him fit to stand trial. Oskar Gröening was charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder and faces a maximum of 15 (More)
Germany man charged in more than 300,000 Auschwitz murders
German prosecutors on Monday charged a 93-year-old former Waffen SS volunteer with aiding in the murder of at least 300,000 people during his time as a volunteer at Auschwitz. The man is accused of helping collect money stolen from the disposed lugg (More)
US officials arrest accused Nazi guard
US officials on Tuesday arrested 89-year-old Johann Breyer on charges that he was a Nazi SS guard at Auschwitz and Buchenwald during World War II. Breyer has admitted to serving at Auschwitz but claims that his service was involuntary and that he d (More)
Germany prosecutors to consider new evidence against surviving Nazi concentration camp guards
The head of Germany's special Nazi war crimes agency , Kurt Schrimm, announced Monday that his office would soon turn over to state prosecutors the results of investigations into war crimes allegedly committed by several former concentration camp gu (More)
Germany court rules former Auschwitz guard unfit for trial
A German district court in Ellwangen ruled Friday that accused former Auschwitz guard, Hans Lipschis, is unfit to stand trial. The ruling was based on Lipschis' early stages of incipient dementia, making him unable to comprehend the criminal trial. (More)
Germany officials arrest three suspected former Auschwitz guards
German officials on Thursday raided the homes of three men and arrested them for their suspected roles as guards at the Auschwitz death camp during World War II. The men, aged 88, 92 and 94, are currently being detained in the Hohenasperg prison h (More)
Germany court drops case against 92-year-old former Nazi
A judge for Germany's Hagen State Court on Wednesday dropped the case against 92-year-old Siert Bruins , a former member of the Nazi Waffen SS. Prosecutors had accused Bruins of executing captured Dutch Nazi-opposition fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkema (More)