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February 13, 1986 | JOHN KENDALL, Times Staff Writer
Within an hour of losing his "last hope" appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, accused Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic was extradited Wednesday, ending a 35-year legal struggle to avoid returning to Yugoslavia to face charges of ordering mass murders during World War II.
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February 13, 1986 | JOHN KENDALL, Times Staff Writer
Within an hour of losing his "last hope" appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, accused Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic was extradited Wednesday, ending a 35-year legal struggle to avoid returning to Yugoslavia to face charges of ordering mass murders during World War II.
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April 18, 1985
U.S. Magistrate Volney V. Brown Jr. ordered the return of accused war criminal Andrija Artukovic to Los Angeles for a May 1 hearing on additional evidence submitted against him by the Yugoslav government. The 85-year-old Artukovic, who suffers from a variety of physical and mental ailments, was transferred last month from the Long Beach Naval Hospital to a federal prison medical facility in Missouri.
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February 7, 1986
Accused war criminal Andrija Artukovic lost another round in Los Angeles federal court in his battle to avoid extradition to Yugoslavia to face charges that he ordered the mass murder of Serbs and Jews during World War II. Chief U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real issued a brief order denying the 86-year-old Orange County man's request for a writ of habeas corpus. Real upheld an earlier finding by U.S. Magistrate Volney V. Brown Jr., who ordered Artukovic's deportation last year.
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February 7, 1986
Accused war criminal Andrija Artukovic lost another round in Los Angeles federal court Thursday in his battle to avoid extradition to Yugoslavia to face charges that he ordered the mass murder of Serbs and Jews during World War II. Chief U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real issued a brief order denying the 86-year-old Orange County man's request for a writ of habeas corpus. Real upheld an earlier finding by U.S. Magistrate Volney V. Brown Jr., who ordered Artukovic's deportation last year.
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February 2, 1985 | JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
Officials of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith and Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Manning had what one ADL participant described as "a friendly exchange" Friday over the cardinal's recent letter expressing hope that the court would show "compassion" for alleged Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic. "We shall continue to be in touch with each other and continue to discuss the matter," Harvey B. Schechter, regional director of the league, said.
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June 14, 1992 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the last seven years Radoslav A. Artukovic has waged a one-man war against the court of world opinion that has condemned his father as the so-called "Butcher of the Balkans." Artukovic, a stockbroker, has hired historians, lobbied Congress and hand-delivered hundreds of documents to the U.S.
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May 29, 1985 | BILL FARR, Times Staff Writer
Attorneys for accused war criminal Andrija Artukovic made a new attempt Tuesday to block his extradition to Yugoslavia, claiming that U.S. officials may have lied about their role in the proceedings. The main target of the accusation is Neal Sher, who heads the U.S. Department of Justice's office of special investigation, which is responsible for hunting down Nazi war criminals in this country. In a motion filed Tuesday with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Artukovic's attorneys, Gary B.
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February 7, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Accused Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic's appeal of an order allowing his extradition to Yugoslavia to face war-crimes charges was denied Thursday by a federal judge in Los Angeles. Chief U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real upheld a magistrate's May 1, 1985, ruling that Artukovic, a longtime Seal Beach resident, could be deported.
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February 12, 1986 | JOHN KENDALL, Times Staff Writer
Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist late Tuesday refused to block the extradition to Yugoslavia of accused Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic Calling it his "last hope," the attorney for Artukovic, who has been held in a federal prison hospital ward since his November, 1984, arrest, had filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court after a federal appeals court refused earlier in the day to stop the government from removing the 86-year-old Orange County man from the United States.
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November 16, 1987 | JANE APPLEGATE, Times Staff Writer
It has been three years since federal marshals burst into Andrija Artukovic's Seal Beach home and arrested him as he sat in his pajamas, eating breakfast with his full-time nurse. Ailing and blind, the 84-year-old Artukovic suffered a heart attack the day he was arrested, Nov. 14, 1984.
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