Apr 8, 2016

Former Auschwitz guard dies days before opening of trial

A 93-year-old German who worked as a guard at the Auschwitz death camp has died days before his trial was due to open. Ernst T., whose full name wasn’t given in keeping with German privacy rules, allegedly played a part in the deportation of ...

Nov 19, 2015

Nuremberg: How international justice was born

Almost 70 years ago, on Nov. 20, 1945, leaders of the World War II Nazi regime went on trial in the German city of Nuremberg at the biggest trial in history. Here are the answers to key questions about the trials, which laid the ...

Nazi crime researchers probing IS over Yazidi 'genocide'

Oct 21, 2015

Nazi crime researchers probing IS over Yazidi 'genocide'

A group that documented Nazi war crimes is now investigating whether massacres committed by Islamic State jihadis against Iraq’s Yazidi minority amount to genocide. Three European researchers have embarked on the gargantuan task of establishing that the IS crimes aimed to systematically wipe out ...