Demjanjuk update: German law leaves him innocent after death

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 […]

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John Demjanjuk, who battled accusations he was Nazi camp guard, dies at 91 [Article]

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 […]

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‘Demjanjuk Verdict is a ‘Farce’’ – his Israeli defence lawyer

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 […]

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