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96-Year-Old Hungarian Charged With WWII Crimes

New evidence implicates former officer in Serb slaughter

(Newser) - A 96-year-old Hungarian police officer has been charged with war crimes committed during World War II, the AP reports. Sandor Kepiro allegedly ordered the killing of four civilians during a massacre of 1,200 that took place in Serbia. Hungarian courts had convicted Kepiro twice in the 1940s, says the... More »

Hungarian Right-Wingers Evoke Nazi-Era Militia

Black-booted Hungarian Guard stirs fears

(Newser) - A far-right group reminiscent of Nazi-era fascist militias is causing alarm in Hungary and echoing nationalist movements across Eastern Europe, the Los Angeles Times reports. Members of the Hungarian Guard march wearing black uniforms that resemble those of the Arrow Cross, a militia that helped Nazis kill thousands of Hungarian... More »

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