Former secretary sentenced over Nazi camp murders
08 January 2023 | 12:06 pm
One of the last expected verdicts concerning Nazi crimes is being appealed by a 97-year-old woman convicted of complicity in thousands of murders.
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Irmgard F. was a secretary at the Stutthof concentration camp for two years. Now, at the age of 96, she is to stand trial on charges of more than 11,000 counts of accessory to murder. The Holocaust survivor Abba Naor asks why the authorities waited so long to try her.
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