January 8, 2009 |
An American soldier charged with murder in the deaths of four bound and blindfolded Iraqis will be court-martialed, the U.S. Army said. Sgt. John E. Hatley was charged in September with one count of murder, one count of conspiracy to commit murder and one count of obstruction of justice in the killing of four Iraqi men who were found bound, blindfolded, shot and dumped in a Baghdad canal in April 2007. A message seeking comment from his lawyer was not immediately returned. The 7th U.S.
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March 18, 2012 |
Reporting from London -- John Demjanjuk, a retired Ohio autoworker convicted of serving as a guard at a Nazi extermination camp and being complicit in the deaths of more than 28,000 people, died Saturday in Germany. He was 91. Demjanjuk died in a nursing home in southern Germany as a prisoner of failing health but not of the justice system that found him guilty last year of being an accessory to mass murder. A German judge had sentenced him to five years behind bars, but he was allowed his freedom while he launched an appeal.
May 20, 2001 |
Rarely has a scholarly book been surrounded with so much prepublication hype. Weeks before the publication of Edwin Black's "IBM and the Holocaust," rumors spread about its extraordinary revelations. Publishers in the know adamantly refused to reveal what the book was about or who the mysterious author was. It was disclosed that about 100 researchers had participated in the preparation of the forthcoming bombshell and that the work would come out simultaneously in eight languages (or was it 10?
March 7, 1993 |
Fauzi Saado took his family to church that evening as usual. He never liked to miss the Wednesday services, and this night in particular he was looking forward to what the minister would say. It was Oct. 2, 1991, one day away from the anniversary of German unification, and the sermon turned out to be about brotherhood and unity, about learning to get along with your neighbor and working together to build a life full of goodwill and prosperity.