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June 29, 2022

101-Year-Old Ex-Guard at Nazi Camp Is Convicted by German Court

Source: New York Times

101-year-old convicted in German court for Nazi crimes.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/28/world/europe/ex-nazi-guard-convicted-germany.html

While I am happy to see Germany taking the initiative to chase down Nazis, this should have been done immediately after the war. I am glad this individual had to answer for his actions, but I'm not 100% sure how I feel should he have to serve time.

It isn't that I doubt or belittle the suffering people endured; I just haven't decided (or don't know) whether sending such old people to prison serves a point or not. Maybe it does? I truly don't know.

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