DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1015
Crime Category: Denunciation, Other Mass Extermination Crimes, Other NS-Crimes
Steins, Stanislavs Life Sentence
LG/BG Potsdam 791001
Ob. Gericht der DDR 791207
Country where the crime was committed: Latvia
Crime Location: Riga
Crime Date: 4107-4112
Victims: Civilians, Jews
Nationality: Latvian
Agency: Latvian Auxiliary Security Police Riga, Order Police Riga
Subject of the proceeding: Denunciation of Latvian students who had been members of the Communist Party. They were arrested and a number of them were killed. Arrest and guarding of Jewish men who were forced to clear the war damage during the early days of July 1941. Arrest of Jewish business owners. Arrest and shooting of communist officials and activists in the Bikerniki forest near Riga. Participation in the killing of altogether 1000 Jewish inmates of the Riga prison in the course of 10 execution operations by securing the transports to the execution sites and as member of several execution squads. Participation in the liquidation of the Riga ghetto - in the course of which 27,000 Jews were shot - by leading the victims to the execution site in the Rumbula forest. Shooting of ten Jews who had collapsed during the march from the ghetto to the execution site

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


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.