In American-occupied Germany, media-blitzed show trials still take place against those people who it is alleged committed crimes during ‘Nazism’. Those arrested and dragged before the courts are invariably those who were teenage conscripts at the time.
After the defeat of the Workers Reich on May 8, 1945, the armies of the British, Soviet and American empires plundered everything they could lay their hands on. Soviet plunder of the defeated Reich included the seizing of the German-built transatlantic liner SS Berlin III. This super liner, after providing German workers with affordable Mediterranean cruises, in July 1939 was converted into a hospital ship and later evacuated thousands of troops and civilians fleeing the rapacious Red Army.
October 30 is a day when Russians recall those who fell victim to political repressions in the Bolshevik period of the USSR. The repressions, triggered off by the 1917 October Wall Street-sponsored regime change, were directed against the nobility, the well-to-do peasants, and other social groups. But what the Bolsheviks actually unleashed against the Russian Orthodox Church, amounted to a full-scale war of annihilation. From its very first days, the Soviet state sought to completely destroy the Orthodox Church and did it with unbelievable cruelty.
No names no pack drill but an acquaintance volunteered to transport pro-National Socialist literature into Allied-Occupied Germany. My friend either had too much backbone or too little awareness of the penalties for such ‘crimes against the state’.
Concerned citizens spoke out against the WikiLeaks co-founder’s imminent extradition to the US. Supporters of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange gathered outside the UK Parliament in London on Saturday to protest his impending extradition to the US, where he faces espionage charges that carry a prison sentence of up to 175 years.
The director of a Colorado funeral home stole the bodies and body parts of the deceased and resold them. Sunset Mesa Funeral Home operator Megan Hess has confessed to stealing hundreds of bodies and body parts and reselling them to individuals and companies that purchased them for scientific, medical and educational purposes, according to a plea agreement filed on Tuesday.
When the British troops took the Belgian city of Antwerp, hitherto held by the Germans, they found that they did not have a suitable place to keep the prisoners locked up. After searching unsuccessfully for a cinema or theatre that could serve as a prison, the British realized that the zoo was empty, since, it was said, the hungry population had eaten most of the animals. Thus, the zoo was soon filled with new occupants. The six thousand prisoners who were to be accommodated there were distributed by category; The officers, the Belgian fascists and the citizens who had collaborated with the Germans ended up in the lions’ enclosure. Prisoners of another type were assigned the bear pit, the tiger cage, or the monkey house. As a witness would describe, ‘the prisoners remained sitting on piles of straw, looking through the bars.’
Political scientist Sergei Karnaukhov commented in an interview with RT on the death sentence imposed by a court in the Donetsk People’s Republic on foreign mercenaries from Morocco and Great Britain.
DONETSK, May 27 The Prosecutor General’s Office of the DPR has completed the investigation into the criminal case of foreign mercenaries from Great Britain, Poland and Morocco, they may face the death penalty, Viktor Gavrilov, head of the department for investigating crimes against peace and human security of the republic’s Prosecutor General’s Office, told RIA Novosti.
German prosecutors have sought a five-year prison sentence for a 101-year-old man who is on trial for his alleged role as a guard at a concentration camp during World War II, which ended 77 years ago.