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1/19 Man who supplied weapon used in Munich mass shooting sentenced to seven years

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A Munich court found the 33-year-old man, identified as Philipp K. in line with Germany’s privacy laws, guilty of nine counts of involuntary manslaughter, five counts of involuntary bodily harm, and violating weapons laws. Philipp K. sold a gun and ammunition to Iranian-German David S. who went on to kill nine people and then himself in […]

1/17 Former Auschwitz guard Gröning’s clemency bid fails

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Oskar Gröning’s bid to avoid a four-year prison sentence for his role as a guard at the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz was rejected by German authorities on Wednesday, Wiebke Bethke, a spokeswoman for the prosecutors’ office in Lüneburg told news agency epd. Although his legal options are running thin, Gröning could still appeal his clemency request […]

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