August 12, 2013
by Julie Deisher
Laszlo Csatary, a 98-year-old Hungarian man charged with the unlawful execution and torture of people in connection with the Holocaust, died Monday after suffering a number of medical problems. Csatary died in a Hungarian hospital while awaiting trial, which was set to begin in September. Csatary ...[read more]
June 18, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Hungarian prosecutors on Tuesday charged Laszlo Csatary, a 98-year-old Hungarian man, with the unlawful execution and torture of people in connection with the Holocaust. Slovakian authorities began the investigation of Csatary in September after he was arrested on allegations of abusing and ...[read more]
March 29, 2013
by Addison Morris
A Slovak court announced Thursday that the death sentence of 98 year-old Laszlo Csatary has been commuted to a sentence of life imprisonment in order to adhere to modern Slovak law. A court in Czechoslovakia sentenced Csatary to death in absentia in 1948, but the country subsequently abolished the ...[read more]
September 27, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Police in Slovakia announced on Thursday that they have launched an investigation of a 97-year-old Hungarian man suspected of war crimes in connection with the Holocaust. Laszlo Csatary was arrested in Hungary in July on allegations of abusing and helping deport thousands of Jews during the ...[read more]
July 30, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Slovakian authorities on Monday announced plans to seek the extradition of a 97-year-old Hungarian man arrested in Budapest earlier this month on allegations of abusing and helping deport thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. Slovak Justice Minister Tomas Borec asked a court to seek the ...[read more]
July 18, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Hungarian authorities on Wednesday took into custody a 97-year-old Hungarian man suspected of abusing and helping deport thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. The man alleged to be Laszlo Csatary was arrested in Budapest after the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC), a Jewish human rights ...[read more]
April 20, 2012
by Jerry Votava
The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC), a Jewish human rights organization committed to finding and prosecuting Holocaust war criminals, called on the government of Hungary to prosecute former Nazi Laszlo Csatary in its annual report issued Wednesday. Csatary was a police chief in Slovakia in 1944 and ...[read more]

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