Ben Knight, Deutsche Welle
The Demjanjuk trial, which resumed Monday, has offered up some awkward moral questions for the German justice system. But compared with other Nazi trials, Demjanjuk represents a completely new legal challenge.
The trial of John Demjanjuk, a Ukrainian former prisoner-of-war turned concentration camp guard, has once again lifted the lid on questions about how the German justice system has dealt with the murderers of the Holocaust.
Not least among these questions is: 'why now?’
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Demjanjuk presents German law with an almost impossible problem