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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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

Genocide criminals faced justice in 2011

By Eric Mink, Special to the Jewish Light January 4, 2012

It was a good year for genocide. Or, more precisely, 2011 was a good year for pursuing, prosecuting and punishing mass murderers, torturers, sadists, rapists and exterminators-and the ideologues, strategists and functionaries who enable the dirty work...

Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Capture of Mladic as important as killing of Osama bin Laden

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus June 1, 2011

The capture and arrest of Ratko Mladic, former Serbian Army Chief of Staff who personally led the 1995 massacre of 8,000 Bosnian men and boys in Srbrenica, has been appropriately compared to the recent killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.Mladic,...

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