DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1083
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Mielke, Hugo Life sentence Rehab: only the conviction for criminal offences committed after 1945 is considered a violation of the rule of law
LG/BG Erfurt 601220
LG/BG Erfurt 930623
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Warschau
Crime Date: 4305
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: SS-Division 'Florian Geyer'
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto als leader of a so-called destruction unit, which set fire to the houses and shot Jews who tried to escape from being burned alive (Also convicted for 'continued damaging activity' ('fortgesetzter Schädlingstätigkeit') and currency offences in 1958, 1959 and 1960. The judgment gives no insight into which specific part of the punishment related to the crimes committed in 1943)

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


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