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Former Nazi guard claims he was merely a farmhand working nearby

101-year-old accused of being guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp says he was a laborer at a factory and farm, not an SS watchman.

Former Nazi guard claims he was merely a farmhand working nearby

Former concentration camp guard tells court he's not guilty

100-year-old former guard at Sachsenhausen camp tells German court he's innocent of charges of assisting in the murder of 3,518 prisoners.

Former concentration camp guard tells court he's not guilty

Former Nazi death camp secretary released after fleeing trial

96-year-old former secretary at Stutthof who tried to flee before her trial released from custody in Germany ahead of the next hearing.

Former Nazi death camp secretary released after fleeing trial

Nazi war crimes suspect caught after fleeing trial

96-year-old woman caught hours after failing to turn up for trial on charges of aiding and abetting mass murder in Nazi concentration camp.

Nazi war crimes suspect caught after fleeing trial

Canadian deportation hearing for Nazi death squad member to proceed in public

Helmet Oberlander's lawyer's request to end hearing or have it proceed in private is turned down by Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.

Deportation hearing for Nazi death squad member to resume

Canadian Jewish org calls for removal of statues linked to Nazi war crimes

Friends Of Simon Wiesenthal Center again calls for two Edmonton monuments to be taken down after graffiti highlighted their Nazi-links.

Canadian Jewish org calls for removal of statues linked to Nazis

Germany looking to prosecute over a dozen more Nazi war criminals

German prosecutors gearing up for probes of over a dozen suspected Nazis war criminals.

Germany to prosecute over a dozen more Nazi war criminals

German court says former Nazi camp guard is unfit to stand trial

German court halts proceedings against 96-year-old former camp guard in Stutthof, but rules he must pay his own legal fees.

German court says former Nazi camp guard is unfit to stand trial

Former Nazi guard agrees to be questioned by German prosecutors

95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee agrees to be questioned by German prosecutors.

Former Nazi guard agrees to be questioned by German prosecutors

Former Nazi camp guard charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge 100-year-old man who allegedly served as guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

Former Nazi camp guard charged in Germany

Germany charges former Nazi camp secretary with complicity in murders

Former female secretary from Stutthof concentration camp charged with complicity in murders of 10,000 people.

Former secretary at Nazi camp charged with complicity in murders

Germany: Appeals against conviction of Nazi guard dropped

All appeals against conviction of concentration camp guard Bruno Dey dropped, making the decision legally binding.

Germany: Appeals against conviction of Nazi guard dropped

Former SS guard convicted of being accessory to murder

93-year-old Bruno Dey sentenced by court to two-year suspended sentence for being an accessory to murder at the Stutthof concentration camp.

Former SS guard convicted of being accessory to murder

Former Nazi guard apologizes to Holocaust victims ahead of verdict

93-year-old Bruno Dey is accused of complicity in the murder of 5,230 people when he worked as an SS tower guard at the Stutthof camp.

Former Nazi guard apologizes to Holocaust victims

German prosecutors demand jail time for former Nazi concentration camp guard

93-year-old Bruno Dey accused of complicity in the murder of 5,230 people at the Stutthof camp.

German prosecutors demand jail time for former Nazi guard

Russia asks Canada to hand over files on ex-Nazi death squad member

Russia asks Canada to hand over case files on 95-year-old Helmut Oberlander who lost his Canadian citizenship due over wartime activities.

Russia asks Canada for files on ex-Nazi death squad member

Suspected SS guard says he's 'sorry' for his actions

93-year-old former SS guard expresses regret in first day of trial for complicity in murder of more than 5,000 people at Stutthof.

Suspected SS guard says he's 'sorry' for his actions

Nazi guard, 92, charged with 5,230 accessory to murder acts

'What good would it have done for me to leave? They’d just have found somebody else,' the former Nazi guard says.

Nazi guard, 92, charged with 5,230 accessory to murder acts

German court drops case against former Nazi camp guard

Case against former Stutthof guard Johann Rehbogen dropped due to his health.

German court drops case against former Nazi camp guard

Trial of former Nazi guard likely won't be restarted

Trial of 95-year-old Johann Rehbogen, a former SS guard in Stutthof, was suspended in December due to health concerns.

Trial of former Nazi guard likely won't be restarted

Former Nazi guard dies after being deported from US

Former Nazi labor camp guard Jakiw Palij, who was deported from US to Germany in August, dies at 95.

Former Nazi guard dies after being deported from US

Former Majdanek guard 'too sick' to face trial

German court says it won't put on trial 97-year-old former guard at Majdanek death camp due to his health.

Former Majdanek guard 'too sick' to face trial

Trial of former Nazi guard collapses over his health

Judges end proceedings in trial of former SS guard at Stutthof due to questions about his health.

Trial of former Nazi guard collapses over his health

Former Nazi death camp guard charged with accessory to murder

German prosecutors charge 95-year-old with more than 36,000 counts of accessory to murder at the Mauthausen camp.

Former Nazi death camp guard charged with accessory to murder

Former SS guard to stand trial over deaths at Stutthof

94-year-old to go on trial on charges of complicity in mass murders of several hundred prisoners at Stutthof concentration camp.

Former SS guard to stand trial over deaths at Stutthof

Deportation of Nazi ignites partisan debate in US

Trump administration's announcement of deportation of SS guard from concentration camp sparks partisan fight.

Deportation of Nazi ignites partisan debate in US

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' again asks for clemency

96-year-old former Auschwitz guard submits request for clemency in a bid to avoid serving his sentence for accessory to murder.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' again asks for clemency

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' asks for clemency to avoid jail

Former Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening launches bid for clemency in a final bid to avoid serving his sentence as an accessory to murder.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' asks for clemency to avoid jail

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' must go to jail, judge rules

Germany's constitutional court rejects appeal of former SS guard Oskar Groening against his jail sentence.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' must go to jail, judge rules

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' challenges jail sentence

Former SS guard Oskar Groening says imprisonment would violate his "right to life".

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' challenges jail sentence

Former guard at Majdanek charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge 96-year-old former SS guard at Majdanek with complicity in the murder of detainees.

Former guard at Majdanek charged in Germany

Tillerson urged to deport Nazi guard living in Queens

New York congressman writes Secretary of State, demanding he take action to deport 92-year-old Nazi death camp guard Jakiw Palij.

Tillerson urged to deport Nazi guard living in Queens

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals

Polish Jews outraged after director of Auschwitz Museum calls on Nazi guards to come forward with artifacts, promises confidentiality.

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals

Trial of former SS medic stalls again

German court again suspends the trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, a former medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp.

Trial of former SS medic stalls again, sparking anger

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, who served at Auschwitz, opens in Germany amid health concerns.

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Germany identifies eight Nazi war criminals

German investigators identify eight suspected Nazi war criminals who worked at the Stutthof concentration camp.

Germany identifies eight suspected Nazi war criminals

Germany drops investigation of former SS officer

German prosecutors drop investigation of former SS officer Wilhelm Kusterer, suspected of war crimes in Italy.

Germany drops investigation of former SS officer

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies before trial

Former SS guard dies a week before he was scheduled to go on trial for his alleged role in the murder of more than 1,000 at Auschwitz.

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies a week before trial

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Jakob Denzinger, who was under investigation for his Nazi past, dies at 92 before being prosecuted.

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Court deems Auschwitz paramedic fit for trial

German court permits trial of 95-year-old accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 3,681 people at Auschwitz.

German court deems Auschwitz paramedic fit for trial