DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1519
Crime Category: Denunciation, Other NS Crimes
Eck., Dr. Hermann August Richard 15 Years Reha: Rehabilitation request denied
LG/BG Bautzen 481201 Az.: 9a/55StKs52/48
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Bautzen
Crime Date: 380625-45
Victims: Sorbs
Nationality: German
Agency: Civil Administration Landrat Bautzen
Subject of the proceeding: Persecution of the Sorb minority. Denunciation of Sorbs who had, in writing, through sport clubs or through contacts with foreigners in Germany or abroad, employed political activities on behalf of the Wends. This resulted in a number of cases in the arrest of the denounced persons, in their being sent to concentration camps, and also in the deaths of those involved. Awarding country policemen who had captured escaped foreign workers and POW's. Helping leading Nazis to escape, shortly before the end of the war

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. IX


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