World’s most wanted Nazi war crime suspect arrested


The world’s most wanted Nazi was arrested in Hungary yesterday. Laszlo Csatary is accused of sending more than 15,000 Jews to the notorious Auschwitz extermination camp in Germany during World War II. Hungarian police stormed the 97-year old’s small home in Budapest and announced he is being charged for committing war crimes.

Csatary has been the target of an international manhunt since 1948, notes the Wall Street Journal, and ranks as the most wanted war crime suspect still alive by the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, a Nazi-hunting human rights group. But Csatary managed to have a rather normal life, post-war. This includes living in brick townhouse in Montreal’s Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood for 26 years, reports the Gazette.

Yahoo reports Csatary is said to mentally healthy and fit to stand trial, but according to CBS News, he denies committing the crimes and insists he was just obeying orders.

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World’s most wanted Nazi war crime suspect arrested

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    • That is simply not possible for someone who is likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of people.
      Often in crimes-against-humanity situations it is difficult to find specific individuals with a large role of responsibility; this is not one of those cases. He should be tried, and if found guilty, executed.
      Also, the flippant nature with which you refer to the Holocaust is disgusting.
      Further, your statment *could* be construed as racist or hateful, by suggesting you “the Good Christian” can forgive, while perhaps insinuating that the victims (Jews) cannot.
      Horrible on all kinds of counts.

      • He was just stating a point of view. Wonder who is the prejudiced one here.

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