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  • John Demjanjuk, convicted death camp guard, dies

    03/17/2012 8:38:34 AM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 34 replies
    AP Via Yahoo news ^ | March 17, 2012 | DAVID RISING
    BERLIN (AP) — 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. Demjanjuk, convicted in May of 28,060 counts of being an accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison, died a free man in his own room in a nursing home in the southern Bavarian town of Bad Feilnbach. He had been released pending his appeal. John Demjanjuk Jr....
  • The Persecution of John Demjanjuk

    05/13/2011 6:51:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | May 13, 2011 | Pat Buchanan
    "John Demjanjuk Guilty of Nazi Death Camp Murders," ran the headline on the BBC. The lede began: "A German court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of helping to murder more than 28,000 Jews at a Nazi death camp in Poland." Not until paragraph 17 does one find this jolting fact: "No evidence was produced that he committed a specific crime." That is correct. No evidence was produced, no witness came forward to testify he ever saw Demjanjuk injure anyone. And the critical evidence that put Demjanjuk at Sobibor came -- from the KGB. First was a KGB summary of an...
  • INCREDIBLE: Lawyer of Nazi on Trial Blames it on the Jews

    12/21/2009 10:07:09 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 33 replies · 1,331+ views
    YNET NEWS/The Lid ^ | 12/21/09 | The Lid
    John Demjanjuk aged 89 is on trial for war crimes in Germany. Pat Buchanan's second favorite Nazi (Hitler is his first) was first convicted of war crimes committed during the Holocaust and sentenced to death in Israel in 1988. The Israeli Supreme Court subsequently reversed his conviction and in a virtually unprecedented opinion acquitted him and dismissed the charges, declaring that he could not be proven by available credible evidence to be “Ivan the Terrible” of the Treblinka death camp, a guard whose brutality was extraordinarily savage even by Nazi standard. As he was only the second person ever sentenced...
  • Nazi suspect ordered to surrender

    05/08/2009 4:23:49 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 38 replies · 898+ views
    bbc ^ | 8 May 2009 2
    A man wanted in Germany for Nazi war crimes has been ordered by US authorities to surrender to an immigration office for deportation. John Demjanjuk, who lives in Ohio, has been fighting deportation since March, when Germany filed charges against him. On Thursday, the US Supreme Court rejected a request by Mr Demjanjuk, 89, to intervene in the case. He denies accusations that he worked as a guard in the Sobibor Nazi death camp during World War II. He says he was captured by the Germans in his native Ukraine during the war and kept as a prisoner of war.
  • Alleged Nazi guard gets stay of deportation

    04/14/2009 2:06:24 PM PDT · by Justaham · 24 replies · 580+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 4-14-09
    CLEVELAND - The return of alleged Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk to Germany for trial on war crimes was delayed again Tuesday by a federal court, shortly after six immigration officers removed the retired autoworker from his suburban Cleveland home in a wheelchair. A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay until it could further consider Demjanjuk's motion to reopen the U.S. case that ordered him deported, in which he says painful medical ailments would make travel to Germany torturous.
  • The Blind Sheik's Mistress

    10/20/2006 7:26:55 AM PDT · by veronica · 13 replies · 1,000+ views
    Tech Central Daily ^ | 10-20-06 | J. Peter Pham & Michael I. Krauss
    Legal ethics rules in all fifty states absolutely prevent lawyers from assisting their clients in the commission of criminal acts. Confidentiality and lawyer-client privilege rules have, everywhere that we know of, "crime-fraud" exceptions -- communications sent by the client to the lawyer to facilitate the commission of future crimes are NOT confidential. Treason, in every state in the land, is severely punishable, even by death. Break all these rules, and what do you get? About thirty years seems right. What you don't get is the paltry 28-month sentence for traitor-lawyer Lynne Stewart, who admits passing messages from a convicted terrorist...