Sandor Kepiro

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Holocaust Trial Begins for 97-Year-Old

Former Hungary captain accused of killing civilians

(Newser) - What could be one of the last major Holocaust trials in history is under way in Hungary, reports the BBC . War crimes prosecutors accuse 97-year-old Sandor Kepiro of participating in the deaths of more than 30 civilians in Serbia in 1942 while he was a Hungarian police captain. Kepiro denies... More »

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 »

Group Makes Last Hunt for Top Nazis

Death camp doctor who decapitated Jewish teen heads the list

(Newser) - A doctor at barbaric Mauthausen concentration camp heads the list of the 10 most-wanted Nazis sought by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, AP reports. Aribert Heim, 93, is believed to be living in South America, and has a $485,000 reward on his head. One witness recalled how the physician-butcher decapitated... More »

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