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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 2017 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals (April 1, 2016-March 31, 2017)


LATEST NEWS

17, 07, 2018 - BERLIN – Nazis in their 90s accused of mass murder during World War II are the target of an intensified hunt by German prosecutors who want to punish them before they die more...

10, 07, 2018 - Israel and Poland have reached a compromise with regard to the law that prohibits blaming Poland for the Holocaust. According to the final version of the legislation, presented during a joint statement by both Israel and Poland, anyone found associating Nazi Germany's crimes with the entire Polish nation will face fines but not prison terms more...

06, 07, 2018 - Des anciens membres des escadrons de la mort Einsatzgruppe sont visés par une enquête préliminaire pour avoir massacré des dizaines de milliers de Juifs à Babi Yar en Ukraine more...

25, 06, 2018 - Spor o svobodu slova, vliv ruské propagandy i spoluvinu za holokaust se rozhořel v Litvě more...

19, 06, 2018 - In the second of a two-part series, BIRN tells the story of how Croatia convicted the last surviving WWII concentration camp commander, Dinko Sakic - who was unrepentant about the victims of the Jasenovac camp more...

18, 06, 2018 - In the first of a two-part series, BIRN reports on how Dinko Sakic, the last living commander of Croatia’s World War II concentration camp Jasenovac, was tracked down in Argentina and extradited 20 years ago more...

15, 06, 2018 - Der Direktor des Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem, Efraim Zuroff, bezeichnet sich selbst als letzten „Nazijäger“ und sprach mit WINA über die Mühsal, Nazikriegsverbrecher auch vor Gericht zu stellen, und sein Engagement für einen Bewusstseinswandel in Osteuropa more...

06, 06, 2018 - BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are investigating a suspected former member of Adolf Hitler’s mobile killing squads for involvement in World War II massacres carried out by the “Einsatzgruppen,” part of an 11th-hour effort to bring elderly ex-Nazis to justice, The Associated Press has learned more...

03, 06, 2018 - The world’s top Nazi-hunting organization welcomed on Sunday Finland’s establishment of an investigation into the participation of Finnish volunteers in crimes committed by Nazi Germany between 1941 and 1943 more...

31, 05, 2018 - The probe was prompted by a request from the "chief Nazi hunter" from an international Jewish human rights group, according to the prime minister's office more...

03, 05, 2018 - Helmut Oberlander served in the Nazi death squad Einstazkommando 10a. Jewish activists urged the court to 'come down on the side of justice' more...

 

   

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