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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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Initial Findings of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's 2016 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of the Nazi War Criminals – English version


Initial Findings of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's 2016 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals - Hebrew version


Full Text of Wiesenthal Center's 2016 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals (April 1, 2015-March 31, 2016)


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09, 10, 2017 - Public prosecutors in the German town of Celle have opened an investigation into a former SS man believed to have been involved in a 1944 massacre in France more...

09, 10, 2017 - The leadership of the small Jewish community in Croatia, along with representatives of the country’s Serb minority, has boycotted the last two government-sponsored Holocaust commemorations in 2016 and 2017 more...

03, 10, 2017 - What makes Rūta Vanagaitė’s Ours (Mūsiškiai) very different from all other Lithuanian books on the Holocaust is that it was from the start written as a bestseller more...

01, 10, 2017 - Le Centre Simon Wiesenthal a déclaré jeudi qu’au moins deux anciens membres des escadrons paramilitaires des Einsatzgruppen SS sont encore en vie et vivent paisiblement et sans entrave en Allemagne more...

30, 09, 2017 - Eight elderly Germans who served in a unit that participated in the mass murder of Jews in the Holocaust will not be prosecuted, even though their names were given to the German authorities three years ago, according to an investigation by a German TV channel more...

30, 09, 2017 - Morden ist schwer. In Massen zu morden ist harte Arbeit. Kurt Werner hat es beschrieben, 1947, als Zeuge vor dem Kriegsverbrechertribunal in Nürnberg more...

29, 09, 2017 - Bei der Stelle zur Aufarbeitung von NS-Verbrechen laufen neue Verfahren gegen KZ-Mitarbeiter. Dem Wiesenthal-Center dauern sie zu lange more...

29, 09, 2017 - Israeli Nazi hunter who helped track down footage says he turned to national broadcaster after Berlin's slow response to his findings more...

29, 09, 2017 - Two suspected members of Adolf Hitler’s mobile ‘Einsatzgruppen’ death squads have been identified at the ages of 94 and 95 – but there is not enough evidence to charge them for war crimes more...

28, 09, 2017 - Berlin – Kurz vor dem 76. Jahrestag des Massakers von Babi Jar (Ukraine) hat das ARD-Politikmagazin „Kontraste“ zwei mutmaßliche Täter ermittelt more...

28, 09, 2017 - Kurz vor dem 76. Jahrestag des Massakers von Babi Yar hat das ARD-Politikmagazin Kontraste zwei mutmaßliche Täter aufgespürt. Es handelt sich um ehemalige Waffen-SS-Angehörige, die bis heute von Strafverfolgungsbehörden unbehelligt in Deutschland leben more...

28, 09, 2017 - German troops murdered more than 30,000 Jews near Kyiv in Ukraine in 1941. Eight elderly men suspected of assisting those units have yet to face any charges in court, according to German public broadcaster ARD more...

28, 09, 2017 - Interviews with alleged former Einsatzgruppen members set to air on German TV more...

28, 09, 2017 - BERLIN - Two suspected members of Adolf Hitler's mobile "Einsatzgruppen" death squads identified by the Simon Wiesenthal Center have been tracked down by German reporters but deny participating in wartime massacres more...

24, 09, 2017 - Praeitais metais Holokausto aukų atminimo dieną, rugsėjo 23-ąją rašytojos Rūtos Vanagaitės iniciatyva buvo pradėta pilietinė iniciatyvą pavadintą "Čia guli mūsiškiai" more...

12, 09, 2017 - One of Germany’s last prosecutions for Nazi-era crimes has ended after a 96-year-old former paramedic at Auschwitz was deemed unfit to stand trial due to dementia. He had been accused of being an accessory to the murder of 3,681 people more...

06, 09, 2017 - STEL AVIV — For decades, Israel’s espionage agency, the Mossad, kept a file on Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor responsible for, among other atrocities, selecting which new inmates at Auschwitz would die immediately in the gas chambers and which would be put to work first or subjected to his horrible “medical” experiments more...

05, 09, 2017 - Rafi Eitan leitete 1960 den Einsatz zur Festnahme des NS-Verbrechers Adolf Eichmann in Argentinien - damals lebte auch der "Todesengel von Auschwitz" in Buenos Aires more...

04, 09, 2017 - In Litauen finden großangelegte Militärübungen statt, bei denen die Abschreckung eines „möglichen Angriffs“ trainiert wird. Dagegen hat die jüdische Öffentlichkeit nichts einzuwenden more...

 

   

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