Former Nazi Goes On Trial in Germany For Alleged Murder Of Resistance Fighter

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A 92-year-old man who served in Adolph Hitler’s elite Waffen-SS is due to go on trial in Germany on charges of murdering a Dutch resistance fighter some 70 years ago. Dutch-born Siert Bruins, who volunteered for the SS after Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1941, will appear in court in the western city of Hagen on Monday, reports the Guardian. He stands accused of shooting the captured Dutch fighter, Aldert Klaas Dijkema, four times in the back, reports the BBC. While he has admitted to being on the scene, the BBC adds that he has denied pulling the trigger.

“[Mr. Dijkema] was shot in the back of his head among other places and died immediately,” the court wrote in a statement. “Later on, the accused and his accomplice admitted that Mr. Dijkema was shot as he tried to flee.”

The Simon Weisenthal Center, a Jewish human rights organization, launched a campaign in July to root out surviving Nazi war criminals to bring them to justice before they die. The hunt is no longer for high-level perpetrators of the Holocaust, in which 6 million Jews died, but for the thousands of lower-level war Nazi criminals, Reuters reports.

Bruins has already served seven years in prison in the 1980s for being accessory to the murder of two Jewish brothers in April 1945, Reuters reports. His trial is expected to extend over 11 hearings until the end of September.

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13 comments
lilwolf1
lilwolf1

That was boocoo years ago, and the jews have commited like or worse crimes than this, he is guilty of living in his time in that place, why not bring the murders that occured on the Liberty.....Oh right, no one wants to talk about that ... well just look up what happened to the USS LIberty, then you will know what allies they are, and how the cover-up made it all go away, bah!

greenhousefresh
greenhousefresh

Oh vey, the suffrink!  Every stinking time the zionist are preparing to pull an atrocity they trot out some holahoax fantasy for the goyim.  Newsflash joos, people are wise to it.

nickf
nickf

@greenhousefresh I feel like checking if there is something sticking to the sole of my shoe after reading this.

BruceBecker1
BruceBecker1 like.author.displayName 1 Like

@greenhousefresh   the guy himself does not think it was a fantasy.   

The guy admits it happened, but claims he did not pull the trigger.  get a grip.   people are wise to you deniers.  

KeithCameron
KeithCameron

War is hell and atrocities were committed by all participants. Time to let this go.

filmrecords
filmrecords

It was a world war, get over it already. Pesky jews want to prosecute anyone who was a soldier.

BruceBecker1
BruceBecker1

@filmrecords he shot a civilian.  

CaucasianPersuasion
CaucasianPersuasion

@BruceBecker1 @filmrecords read the headline, a "resistance fighter".  Meaning, the resistance fighter should expect to be shot by those they are resisting.  Like those in Iraq or Afghanistan resisting the USA, are we to persecute all of the US soldiers who killed them too?

falcon269
falcon269

Will be be looking for the occasional American GI who executed a German?