UN Court Ruling Assures Impunity for Nazi War Crimes

Posted by John Rosenthal

In a decision that has been little noted by the American news media – and misreported by those news outlets that reported it at all — the International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled last Friday that Germany enjoys immunity from liability for crimes committed by German forces on foreign soil during WWII. The [...]

Double Standards: War Crimes Case Reveals Laxity of German Justice

Posted by John Rosenthal

Earlier this month, a German court in Munich found the 90-year-old former Wehrmacht officer Josef Scheungraber guilty on ten charges of murder for his role in a massacre of Italian civilians in the town of Falzano di Cortona in June 1944 during the Second World War. The case has invited comparisons to that of John [...]