War Crimes

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Shock Lingers After Nazi Unit Leader Found In US

The revelation that a top former commander of a Nazi SS-led military unit has lived quietly in Minneapolis for the past six decades came as a shock to those who knew 94-year-old Michael Karkoc. World War II survivors in both the U.S. and Europe harshly condemned the news and prosecutors in Poland have said they’ll investigate.

06/15/2013

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AP Reporter Tells Of Finding Alleged Ex-Nazi In NE Mpls.

An Associated Press investigation revealed Friday that a resident of Northeast Minneapolis was once a commander for a Nazi-led unit during World War II. According to the AP, 94-year-old Michael Karkoc entered the U.S. by lying to American authorities.

06/14/2013

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Good Question: How Are War Criminals Punished?

While Libya is in a state of unrest, there’s already talk about what happens to Moamaar Gaddafi and his sons when they are captured. How are accused war criminals punished?

08/22/2011

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Ex-Somali Leader To Be Deposed For Alleged Abuses

A judge has ruled that a former Somali prime minister who has been living quietly in the U.S. for the last 14 years can be deposed in a federal lawsuit alleging he oversaw war crimes and other abuses against his own people.

04/01/2011

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