Last echo of Nuremberg?

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On Monday the 89-year-old Ukrainian-born Demjanjuk faces charges in Munich that he helped murder 27,900 people in Sobibor, a Nazi death camp, between March and September 1943.

Although Demjanjuk lived in Germany for a short period after the war, he is effectively stateless as he never obtained German nationality and his US citizenship was stripped from him when he was found to have lied on immigration forms.

This makes the trial especially rare in Germany, which has tended to focus on its own nationals accused of war crimes, said Hans-Juergen Boemelburg, at the University of Giessen.

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