Ex-Auschwitz SS guard charged in Germany

Ex-Auschwitz SS guard charged in Germany
 

German prosecutors have charged a 94-year-old former SS guard with aiding and abetting mass murder at the Nazis' Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
The case against the German man - not yet named - has gone to a court in Mannheim, western Germany.
He was 19 when, in December 1942-January 1943, he assisted in the murder of some 13,335 people, it is alleged.
He has denied knowing that mass murder was going on. Last month, a convicted Auschwitz guard died in hospital.
Nearly one million Jews were murdered at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp complex. Tens of thousands of others also died, mainly Poles.... read more

 
16 April 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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