SWC Welcomes Opening of Trial of Former Stutthof Guard

October 17, 2019

Hamburg, Germany

The Simon Wiesenthal Center welcomed the opening today, in Hamburg, of the trial of former Stutthof camp guard, Bruno Dey.

This is the fifth trial held in Germany under the new prosecution policy instituted by the German authorities which makes bringing Nazi war criminals to justice much easier than it has been in the past.

The Center’s Chief Nazi Hunter, Dr. Efraim Zuroff attended the trial and played an important role in the preparation of the case against Dey, finding 21 survivors of Stutthof who could serve as potential witnesses.

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center is one of the largest international Jewish human rights organizations with over 400,000 member families in the United States. It is an NGO at international agencies including the United Nations, UNESCO, the OSCE, the OAS, the Council of Europe and the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino).

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