Friday, February 25, 2011

No.1 Nazi War Criminal Dr. Sandor Kepiro Indicted

From The Simon Wiesenthal Center, February 14, 2011:

Jerusalem-The Simon Wiesenthal Center today expressed its deep satisfaction that the number one suspect on its list of most wanted Nazi war criminals, former Hungarian gendarmerie officer Dr. Sandor Kepiro, was officially charged with war crimes today in Budapest in connection with his role in the mass murders of hundreds of innocent civilians carried out by Hungarian military and gendarmerie forces in the area of the Serbian city of Novi Sad in late January 1942.

...Israel director Dr. Efraim Zuroff, who tracked down Kepiro and in August 2006 informed the Hungarian justice authorities that he was residing in Budapest, the Center noted the significance of the indictment and its importance for the victims of Kepiro’s crimes and their families, as well as for Hungarian and Serbian society...

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