Elderly Auschwitz guard will go on trial as a juvenile

In Germany, a former guard of the Auschwitz concentration camp (Auschwitz) was charged with involvement in the genocide. Writes The Independent, 94-year-old man going on trial as a juvenile.

the Stuttgart Prosecutors claim that a citizen of Germany, born in Serbia, was a watchman for a few weeks — from late 1942 until the beginning of 1943. However, during this time the gas chambers were sent to approximately 13.3 thousand people. Thus the man guarding the camp contributed to his work and was involved in massacres.

As noted, the Germans are going to be tried as a juvenile because in those years, he was 19 years old. Through his lawyer, he gave the prosecutors at that time had no idea about the purpose of what is happening and do not know all the details of the murders. The name of the accused is not reported.

In March, became known that one of the German hospitals at the age of 96 years died a former non-commissioned officer SS Oskar Groening, known as the “accountant of Auschwitz”. In July 2015 SS was found guilty of complicity in the murder of 300 thousand people with no direct involvement in the crime and was sentenced to four years in prison.