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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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06. 03. 2020 - An index card submerged in Baltic Sea has helped lead to the prosecution of a Nazi collaborator in United States more...

06. 03. 2020 - A United States immigration judge has ordered that a Tennessee man who served as a guard at a Nazi concentration camp in Germany during World War II be deported to the country, where he is a citizen and has continued to receive a pension based on his employment, “including his wartime service” more...

06. 03. 2020 - “If you had told me then I would be in court cross-examining a Nazi in 2020, I would have said, ‘Not happening. Not possible for anyone to be doing that in 2020.’ But there you go,” said Mr. Rosenbaum, the director of Human Rights Enforcement Strategy and Policy at the department more...

05. 03. 2020 - A German citizen residing in Tennessee, who served as a Nazi guard of prisoners at German concentration camps, was ordered to be deported for assisting Nazi-sponsored persecution, the Department of Justice (DOJ) reported in a press release Thursday more...

05. 03. 2020 - The camp detained Russian, Dutch and Polish civilians, as well as Jewish prisoners and political opponents from France, Italy and other countries more...

05. 03. 2020 - Friedrich Karl Berger, 94, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who voluntarily served as an armed guard in a Neuengamme Nazi concentration camp subcamp, had been a Tennessee resident for over 75 years, and was drawing an employment-based pension which included his Nazi service, has been ordered deported to Germany by the U.S. Department of Justice, where he still has citizenship more...

24. 02. 2020 - Lawmakers in Serbia gave their support to new legislation to establish a memorial centre at the Staro Sajmiste site in Belgrade, where Serbs, Jews and Roma were murdered under the Nazi occupation in World War II more...

21. 02. 2020 - WATERLOO — Helmut Oberlander, the 96-year-old Waterloo man who served a Nazi death squad, is fighting what might be his last battle to stay in Canada more...

19. 02. 2020 - When accused Nazi war criminal Helmut Oberlander exhausted his final possible appeal at the Supreme Court of Canada last December, it appeared the next logical step was his deportation more...

 

   

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