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West German Government Charged with Failing to Bring Nazi War Criminals to Justice

The West German Government in Bonn was charged today with neglecting to bring to justice about 200 Nazi war criminals whom the Allies handed over to the German authorities for trial.

The charge was made by Robert Kampner, the American former deputy prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals. According to a report published in the Neue Zeitung here, Kempner said that most of the 200 criminals have been released by the German authorities. It is they, he said, who are stirring up propaganda for the release of all the other war criminals, enlisting in their campaign the aid of German industrialists, high officials of the German Government and neo-Nazi groups.