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Demjanjuk to be buried in the United States

JTA March 22, 2012

Convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk will be buried near his home in suburban Cleveland. A German funeral home reportedly said the body of Demjanjuk, who died on March 17, will travel to Cleveland next week. The U.S. consulate in Munich confirmed...

John Demjanjuk in Israels Supreme Court in Jerusalem. Demjanjuk was accused of concealing a past as a Nazi concentration camp guard. File photo: Flash 90

John Demjanjuk, convicted of war crimes in Germany, dies stateless and in limbo

By Marcy Oster, JTA March 19, 2012

JERUSALEM—Though the death last weekend of John Demjanjuk brought a close to the seemingly never-ending quest for justice in the case of a man long accused of being a Nazi war criminal, it also brought a premature end to the legal battle over his legacy.Though...

John Demjanjuk is wheeled into a Munich courtroom on Nov. 30, 2009 for the first day of his trial. The photo was taken by Sobibor death camp survivor Thomas Blatt.

Demjanjuk seeks German gov’t funding to sue tabloid

JTA January 23, 2012

Convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk has asked Germany to provide funds for his lawsuit against the online edition of the German tabloid newspaper Bild. Demjanjuk wants some $33,000 to sue the news organization for its allegedly “derogatory...

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