Topic: John Demjanjuk
Auschwitz guards, now in their 80s and 90s, should be prosecuted for their role at the death camps, say German prosecutors. A new legal argument says that anyone involved in the operation of a death camp was an accessory to murder, opening the door to prosecuting 30 surviving Auschwitz guards.
Hans Lipschis was taken into custody Monday for what German authorities said was 'compelling evidence' of his work as a guard at the Auschwitz extermination camp.
John Demjanjuk, a 91-year-old former Ohio auto worker, was convicted in Germany's Munich district court for contributing to the death of thousands of Jews during World War II. But he was freed due to his age and time served.
05/12/2011 02:17 pm
John Demjanjuk is on trial in Germany, accused of being a guard at a Nazi death camp during World War II. The retired auto worker from Ohio denies the charge.
06/30/2010 12:01 pm
A Russian survivor of the Sobibor Nazi death camp says he can identify accused guard John Demjanjuk, now on trial in Germany. The Russian man is a new potential witness in the case. If called to testify, he would be the first in the trial to identify the accused directly.
02/03/2010 09:59 am
John Demjanjuk, who prosecutors alleged worked as a Nazi guard at the Sobibor death camp, went on trial in Germany Monday. His is likely the last high profile case over WWII war crimes.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
The suspected Nazi death camp guard was flown to Munich Tuesday. His may be the country's last World War II war-crimes trial.
05/12/2009 01:00 am
A US appeals court denied a stay of deportation for the retired autoworker and alleged Nazi death camp guard who faces 29,000 counts of accessory to murder in Germany.
05/01/2009 01:00 am
Deportation of the accused death-camp guard was stayed Tuesday.
04/15/2009 01:00 am
Readers write about the challenge North Korea poses for China and the US, what Congress can learn from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and an accused Nazi guard.
04/07/2009 01:00 am