Friday, February 19, 2016

Hungary: Holocaust survivors sue Hungary for deportation of 500,000 Jews

Via i24News:
Fourteen holocaust survivors, including six Israelis have filed a lawsuits against the government of Hungary and the Hungarian national train corporation, MAV, for their role in the Holocaust, the Israeli news site Ynet reported Wednesday.

According to Ynet, the Hungarian government has never been prosecuted for collaborating with the Nazis and is the last European country to reach a settlement with Holocaust survivors and their heirs after the end of World War II.

The suit alleges that during the Holocaust, the Hungarian Government and MAV are responsible for the deportation of 500,000 Jews and that they confiscated the assets of those Jews. The group of plaintiffs also includes survivors now living in the United States, Canada and Australia.
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