Courts in the German city of Kiel are currently deciding whether or not to put a 91-year-old woman on trial for her role in the murders of over 260,000 Jews in 1944 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

In a report by Yahoo News, Kiel’s chief prosecutor, Heinz Dollel, said the unidentified Nazi—who worked in the camp as a telegraph officer—“was accused in connection with events between April to July 1944” during which “huge numbers of Hungarian Jews were murdered in the gas chambers.”

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The courts will be “taking both the charges against her and her health into consideration.” With any luck, they will consider the “over 260,000” part most of all.


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