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John Demjanjuk

Germany Investigates Philadelphia Man In Nazi Probe

AP | DAVID RISING, MATT MOORE and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

BERLIN — Germany has launched a war crimes investigation against an 87-year-old Philadelphia man it accuses of serving as an SS guard at the Aus...

Accused Nazi Guard John Demjanjuk Dies At 91

Posted 03.26.2012 | Religion

By John Caniglia Religion News Service CLEVELAND (RNS) Former Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk died Saturday (March 17) in Germany, ending nearly 35...

Convicted Nazi Criminal Dies

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

BERLIN — John Demjanjuk was convicted of being a low-ranking guard at the Sobibor death camp, but his 35-year fight on three continents to clear...

Lawyer For Nazi War Criminal Will Defend Former Israeli President

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Crime

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli attorney who defended an accused Nazi-era war criminal has joined the legal team of the disgraced former president, Moshe Kats...

Germany Reopens Hundreds Of Nazi Probes

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

BERLIN — In a final quest to bring Holocaust participants to justice, German authorities have reopened hundreds of dormant investigations of Naz...

It's the Age of Metaphor -- Literally

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 08.15.2011 | Media
Robert E. Murphy

The trendy word that I've noticed most lately is "metaphor." This used to be confined mainly to academia, but in the past few years it has broken out like a rash among the general population. I am curious about how such trends get started.

The Best Way to Destroy an Enemy

Ethan Casey | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Ethan Casey

I hope that Pakistanis who are understandably offended by U.S. violation of Pakistan's sovereignty will keep in mind that individual Americans don't represent, nor are we necessarily well represented by, the American government.

A Timeline Of Recent Nazi War Criminal Prosecutions

Posted 07.13.2011 | World

The conviction of retired U.S. automaker John Demjanjuk on 28,060 counts of acting as an accessory to murder at a Nazi death camp has sparked controve...

I Will Shed No Tears for John Demjanjuk

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.13.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

While a five-year sentence may sound excessive for a 91-year-old man, I cannot ignore nor forget the fact that, because of monsters like John Demjanjuk, some of my surname never had the chance to even reach the age of nine.

U.S. Autoworker's Nazi Trial Decision Handed Down

AP | By DAVID RISING | Posted 07.12.2011 | World

MUNICH -- Retired U.S. autoworker John Demjanjuk was convicted of thousands of counts of acting as an accessory to murder at a Nazi death camp and sen...

Nazi Trial Evidence Reportedly Faked

AP | DAVID RISING and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 06.12.2011 | World

BERLIN — An FBI report kept secret for 25 years said the Soviet Union "quite likely fabricated" evidence central to the prosecution of John Demj...

Victim Families Call For Suspected Nazi Guard's Conviction

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH -- Lawyers for the relatives of people killed at the Nazis' Sobibor death camp say evidence shows John Demjanjuk was a guard there and he shoul...

Germany Opens New Nazi Investigation

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A German prosecutor has opened a murder investigation against a key witness in John Demjanjuk's trial on allegations the man may have b...

Demjanjuk, Accused Nazi Camp Guard, Casts Himself As A Victim Of Hitler

AP | ANDREA M. JARACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — Retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk told a German court Tuesday he was a victim of the Nazis, using his first major statement since ...

Survivor Describes Nazi Camp At Demjanjuk Trial

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — Jewish prisoners had to unload decomposed corpses at the Nazi death camp at Sobibor and were forbidden to warn new prisoners that they ...

Thomas "Toivi" Blatt, Survivor Of Gas Chambers, Meets John Demjanjuk, Alleged Nazi

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Independent By Tony Paterson in Munich "I am still in Sobibor 67 years on," the trembling man told Court 101. "I still have nightmares about the ...

John Demjanjuk: ‘The Last Great Nazi Trial'

Macleans | Katie Engelhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It is being touted as the last great Nazi trial. In November, John Demjanjuk--now first on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most-wanted war crim...

John Demjanjuk Trial Day Canceled Due To Illness

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — The trial of John Demjanjuk on charges of accessory to the murder of 27,900 Jews as a death camp guard was called off for the day Wedne...

John Demjanjuk Tried In Germany For Nazi Death Camp Tie

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — John Demjanjuk sat in a wheelchair wrapped in a light blue blanket, his eyes closed and his face pale as his trial opened Monday on cha...

Demjanjuk Charged In Germany With 27,900 Counts Of Accessory To Murder Over Nazi Killings

AP | ROLAND LOSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — The legal saga of John Demjanjuk neared its final chapter as prosecutors set the stage for one of Germany's highest-profile war crime t...

Spain: Judge Eyes 4 Alleged Nazi Guards In US, Including John Demjanjuk

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — A Spanish prosecutor is seeking international arrest warrants for three alleged former Nazi death camp guards who live in the U.S. Ped...

Jason Linkins

Pat Buchanan's Holocaust-Denial Enabling Ignored By NBC | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Buchanan's support for Holocaust denialism is ever-present, ongoing, and -- as his John Demjanjuk piece indicates -- very strongly stated. Yet NBC has done diddly-poo in response.

John Demjanjuk Now In German Prison

AP | ROLAND LOSCH and MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — Sitting in a wheelchair and breathing through a nasal tube, retired auto worker John Demjanjuk listened silently Tuesday as a German ju...

John Demjanjuk, Alleged Nazi Guard, Asks Supreme Court To Stop Deportation

AP | M.R. KROPKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CLEVELAND — John Demjanjuk, branded by the U.S. government a Nazi death camp guard, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to stop his deportation...

John Demjanjuk, Alleged Nazi, Cleared For Deportation By US Court

AP | M.R. KROPKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CLEVELAND — A federal appeals court opened the way again Friday for the Justice Department to deport alleged Nazi death camp guard John Demjanju...