Demjanjuk defense: KGB tortured witnesses





John Demjanjuk's lawyer says former Nazi death camp guards were tortured for confessions by the Soviets after the war and their statements shouldn't be used as evidence.

Ukrainian-born Demjanjuk served in the Red Army and is on trial, accused of becoming a guard at Sobibor after he was captured by the Germans. He denies the charges.

In statements read in court Thursday, two ex-guards told Soviet authorities years after the war they had admitted to things in the immediate post-war years only because they were tortured....



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