Hungarian indicted for Nazi-era war crimesBreaking News
tags: World War II, Holocaust, war crimes, atrocities, Hungary
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian prosecutors indicted a 98-year-old former police officer Tuesday for abusing Jews and assisting in their deportation to Nazi death camps during World War II.
They said Laszlo Csatary was the chief of an internment camp for 12,000 Jews at a brick factory in Kosice – a Slovak city then part of Hungary – in May 1944, and that he beat them with his bare hands and a dog whip.
He also allegedly refused to allow ventilation holes to be cut into the walls of a railcar crammed with 80 Jews being deported.
With his actions, Csatary "willfully assisted in the unlawful execution and torture of the Jews deported from (Kosice) to concentration camps in territories occupied by the Germans," the prosecution said in a statement....
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