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It is the first trial in the Netherlands dealing with war crimes by an alleged Islamic State militant.
“The unprecedented irregularities identified in this case warrant the appointment of independent counsel to restore the public’s confidence in the integrity of our criminal justice system.”
The trial about events dating back to the 2010-2013 was slated to begin last July but has been continually postponed by health issues, the elections and ongoing negotiations.
The Gang killed eight Turks, a Greek man and a German policewoman.
Melina Bougedir will serve a 7-month sentence in Iraq before being extradited to France for another trial there.
By SHOSHANA KRANISH
The lawsuit is one of many seeking to reclaim art taken or sold after Adolf Hitler took power in Germany in 1933.
Yisrael Beytenu chief of staff David Godovsky appeared before the court to formally deny corruption charges filed against him as part of the party’s broader corruption affair.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
VW's lawyers argued those comments would prevent a fair trial.
The constitutional court rejected the argument by Groening's lawyers that imprisonment at his advanced age would violate his right to life.
In 2017 we are not only witnessing the dilution of Holocaust history, we are also being subjected to an abuse of Holocaust memory.
By MICAH HALPERN
Hubert Zafke was found unfit to stand trial for his role in the murder of more than 3,600 people in Auschwitz.
During police questioning, Hubert Zafke initially denied having been present at Auschwitz but later admitted that he had been there.
By EYTAN HALON
No signs of remorse appeared on his face as he smirked throughout the hour-long proceeding.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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