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Crime and punishment

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Ex gendarmerie captain Sándor Képíró, 97, was acquitted of the charge of responsibility for the execution of more than 30 Jews and Serbs in Serbia in 1942. Left and right-wing commentators compare this case to earlier trials involving those accused of crimes during the Communist period, and appear to agree that it is almost impossible to administer genuine justice. READ MORE

Hungarian Holocaust case to be judged in Chicago

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Magyar Hírlap finds the decision of a US court to allow descendants of Holocaust victims to sue  Hungarian State Railways for the plunder of Jewish possessions during World War II outrageous. The right wing commentator thinks that trials of this kind can only play into the hands of anti-Semites. READ MORE