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Jassy Massacre Trial Nears End; Prosecution Asks Life Imprisonment for Most Defendants

The prosecution today summed up its case against the 57 defendants in the Jassey massacre trial and demanded the maximum punishment — life imprisonment — for nearly all of the accused. Three prosecutors took turns summing up the week-old case against the Rumanian army officers. Civilian officials and civilians charged with responsibility for or participation in the pogrom which in 1941 cost the lives of 14,000 Jews.

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