She was charged with 260,000 counts of accessory to murder, connected to her work at the Nazi concentration camp as the radio operator of the commandant there.
In Germany anyone who publicly denies, endorses or plays down the events of the Holocaust can be sentenced to a maximum of five years in jail.
The president of Argentina´s Jewish political umbrella, DAIA, Ariel Cohen Sabban, said that “the perpetrators must understand the gravity of this act, these attitudes cannot go unpunished."
Friedlander died in the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1939; his daughter, Magda Goebbels, did not attempt to help him.
The new German prosecution policy is a far better reflection of the reality of the crimes committed by the Nazis during World War II than previous iterations.
Pomsel insisted to The Guardian that her role in the Nazi propaganda department was "just another job" and that she had no interest in "clearing [her] conscience."
The eight suspects had worked at the Nazis' Stutthoff concentration camp near what is now Gdansk in Poland.
The genocidal campaign waged by the Ustasha regime against Serbs and their active participation in Holocaust crimes against Jews are among the most heinous crimes of World War II.
During WWII however, Nzhdeh (1886– 1955) collaborated with the Nazis and put the Armenian Legion, numbering some 30,000 men, at the disposal of the Nazi command.
The Limbach commission is an important initiative for many Germans and Jews whose property was stolen by the Nazis.