It’s not being publicized as much as his death, but John Demjanjuk’s vindication may have come as the result of his passing last week: Munich state court spokeswoman Margarete Noetzel said this week that under German law, Demjanjuk is “still technically presumed innocent,” because he died before his final appeal could be heard, and “a person is […]Read more "Demjanjuk update: German law leaves him innocent after death"
John Demjanjuk, a retired U.S. autoworker who was convicted of being a guard at the Nazis’ Sobibor death camp despite steadfastly maintaining over three decades of legal battles that he had been mistaken for someone else died Saturday, his son told The Associated Press. He was 91. From The Chronicle Herald: John Demjanjuk Jr. said […]Read more "John Demjanjuk, who battled accusations he was Nazi camp guard, dies at 91 [Article]"
After Germany denied extradition due to incomplete, missing crucial information regarding details of the deaths of Spanish citizens and Demjanjuk’s involvement in the deaths, it looks like Bavaria will be the next country accusing Demjanjuk of war crimes: The new complaint accuses Demjanjuk of 4,400 additional counts of accessory to murder for the time when […]Read more "Demjanjuk could be tried next in Bavaria"
Demjanjuk’s Israeli defence attorney from his successful acquittal of charges in Treblinka has come out in the press, protesting the verdict: Israeli Attorney Yoram Sheftel responded on Thursday to the conviction and sentence of John Demjanjuk in Munich. Speaking to Arutz Sheva’s Hebrew website, Sheftel said that the trial was distorted and unreal. “There was […]Read more "‘Demjanjuk Verdict is a ‘Farce’’ – his Israeli defence lawyer"
Sad news out of Germany as Demjanjuk has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for being an alleged ‘Nazi guard’ while being a Red Army POW, a stark contrast to the many high-ranking German Nazis who were never brought to trial by their own government: A court in Germany has found John Demjanjuk guilty of helping […]Read more "Demjanjuk sentenced to 5 year jail term in Germany, appeals decision (Updated)"