July 22, 2024



Ex-Nazi guard, 100, set to stand trial over concentration camp charges


By Euronews & AP


A 100-year-old man will stand trial in October accused of 3,518 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin during World War II.

He is alleged to have been working at Sachsenhausen camp between 1942 and 1945 as an enlisted member of the Nazi Party’s paramilitary wing.

The centenarian — whose name was withheld in line with German privacy laws — is considered fit enough to stand trial, despite his age.

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