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OPERATION: LAST CHANCE is a campaign to bring remaining Nazi war criminals to justice by offering financial rewards for information leading to their arrest and conviction. To date the initiative has been launched in Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Romania, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary.

Operation: Last Chance is a joint project of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Targum Shlishi Foundation.

 

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Wiesenthal Center 2017 Annual Report Praises Renewed Efforts by German Prosecutors


Full Text of Wiesenthal Center's 2018 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals (April 1, 2017-March 31, 2018)


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22. 01. 2020 - A Minneapolis carpenter whom the Associated Press exposed as a former Nazi commander — a charge his family fiercely denied — has died more...

22. 01. 2020 - Michael Karkoc, a retired Minnesota carpenter who was exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit that was accused of atrocities in World War II, died on Dec. 14, public and cemetery records show. He was 100 more...

22. 01. 2020 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died more...

16. 01. 2020 - Europe’s leading rabbinical association added its voice on Tuesday to the growing condemnation of legislation tabled in the Lithuanian Parliament that whitewashes the role played by Lithuanian collaborators during the Nazi Holocaust more...

08. 01. 2020 - Europe’s leading rabbinical association added its voice on Tuesday to the growing condemnation of legislation tabled in the Lithuanian Parliament that whitewashes the role played by Lithuanian collaborators during the Nazi Holocaust more...

29. 12. 2019 - Deutsche Staatsanwaltschaften ermitteln laut einer Presseinformation derzeit noch gegen 23 mutmaßliche ehemalige KZ-Wachleute. more...

16. 12. 2019 - When Croatia takes on the European Union’s six-month rotating presidency on January 1, it aims to present itself as a liberal, tolerant country. Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic says that his country will attempt to pursue a “Europe that develops, Europe that connects, Europe that protects and Europe that is influential.” more...

16. 12. 2019 - Hamburg (AFP) – A former SS guard, 93, said he was sorry for his actions as he went on trial in Germany on Thursday for complicity in the murder of more than 5,000 people at a Nazi concentration camp during World War II more...

16. 12. 2019 - Schießbefehle, Massenerschießungen, Judenverfolgung: NS-Verbrecher leiteten jahrzehntelang das Landeskriminalamt in NRW. Wer waren diese Männer, wie pflegten sie ihre braunen Kontakte weiter? Der Überblick more...

16. 12. 2019 - "Sie hätten niemals mehr als Polizisten arbeiten dürfen": Vier von sechs Ex-Direktoren des Landeskriminalamts in NRW waren Naziverbrecher - und pflegten auch nach dem Krieg alte Seilschaften more...

15. 12. 2019 - « Un ancien gardien de camp nazi allemand a assuré jeudi avoir eu « de la peine » pour les victimes d’atrocités, à l’ouverture de l’un des derniers procès sur les crimes du IIIe Reich en Allemagne more...

10. 12. 2019 - Abraham Korisky, 91, testifies against former SS guard Bruno Dey 93, implicated in the murder of 5,230 Jews from 1944 to 1945; the Stutthof concentration camp survivor recalls sadistic acts of SS guards, including children being forced to beat their parents to death more...

10. 12. 2019 - Alois Brunner war einer der schlimmsten Nazi-Verbrecher. Laut dem Simon-Wiesenthal-Zentrum war der gebürtige Österreicher und SS-Kommandeur Brunner für die Deportation von 128 500 Juden aus Österreich, Griechenland, Frankreich und der Slowakei verantwortlich more...

10. 12. 2019 - An Israeli witness who survived the Nazi death camp at Stutthof has described how SS guards staged sadistic "shows" to torture prisoners. His testimony is part of a court case against a 93-year-old former guard more...

06. 12. 2019 - Des groupes juifs à travers le pays ont salué la décision de la Cour suprême de ne pas permettre à un homme âgé ayant menti au sujet de son appartenance à un escadron de la mort nazi au cours de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale de continuer à se battre pour conserver sa citoyenneté canadienne more...

05. 12. 2019 - (Reuters) – The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday declined to hear the appeal of an ex-Nazi death squad member to restore his Canadian citizenship, which was revoked after the Canadian government learned of his wartime activities more...

 

   

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