Menu JTA Search

Ghana

  • Ghana Court to Decide Today on Extradition of Auschwitz Physician

    Dr. Horst Schumann, the Auschwitz concentration camp physician for whose extradition West Germany is fighting at Accra, Ghana, is claiming that he is not subject to extradition because he is charged with a “political” violation instead of with a criminal act, according to a report received here today from a Ghanaian capital. Dr. Schumann is… More ▸

  • Bonn Confirms Ghana Agreement to Extradite Auschwitz Physician

    The Government of Ghana has agreed to extradite Dr. Horst Schumann, a former physician at the Auschwitz death camp, wanted by West Germany for mass murders of Jews, it was confirmed here today. According to a government spokesman here, Schumann served as a medical officer in the Volta region of Ghana during the regime of… More ▸

  • Ghana to Extradite Nazi Physician to Germany; Sought for Killing Jews

    Dr. Horst Schumann, charged in West Germany with the murder of Jews in Auschwitz concentration camp will be extradited by the new Ghanaian regime, the West German Ambassador to Ghana reported today to the Bonn Government. Former Premier Nkrumah had refused to extradite the Nazi. Dr. Schumann, about 60, works for Ghana’s Ministry of Health… More ▸

  • Israeli Consul General in Los Angeles Honored; Named Envoy to Ghana

    Mordecai Shalev, Israel Consul General for the Western States, reported here last night that drinking water was already being supplied from desalination projects on the Red Sea to residents of Elath, Israel’s southernmost port. The Israeli official, who has been named Ambassador to Ghana, made the disclosure in a farewell address to the local Jewish… More ▸

  • Ghana Envoy Sees Africans Shunning Anti-israel Move at Cairo Parley

    The possibility that the Arab states might use the current summit conference of African heads of state, meeting in Cairo, as a sounding board against Israel was discounted here today by Bediako Poku, Ghana’s Ambassador to Israel. In a statement to The Jerusalem Post, the Ambassador said that “uneasiness” over such a possibility fails to… More ▸

  • Ghana Ignores German Request for Extradition of Nazi Camp Physician

    Dr. Fritz Bauer, Chief Public Prosecutor of Hesse, disclosed today that the extradition of Horst Schumann, a former Nazi concentration camp doctor, from Ghana had been sought as far back as 1961 but that Ghana still had not complied with the request. Dr. Bauer made the disclosure in connection with a request for Schumann’s return… More ▸

  • Nazi Physician Who Sterilized Jewish Women Holds Post in Ghana

    The Israeli Organization of Former Nazi Prisoners has appealed to the Government of Ghana to open proceedings against Dr. Horst Schumann, a former Nazi physician charged with having assisted Dr. Josef Mengele, the infamous “selection doctor” of the Auschwitz death camp, it was revealed here today. He is accused of having aided Dr. Mengele in… More ▸

  • Chile and Ghana Asked to Extradite Nazis Known for Killing Jews

    Ex-resistance fighters demanded in resolutions adopted at a meeting here today that Chile extradite Dr. Josef Mengele, the notorious Auschwitz death camp “selection doctor, ” and that Ghana extradite Otto Schumann, also a notorious Nazi participant in the slaughter of Jews during World War II. The meeting, held by the European Resistance Fighters and Former… More ▸

  • Ghana Envoy Denies Contemplating Severing Relations with Israel

    Ghana’s Charge d’Affaires here, Kodwo Korsah, today categorically denied Israeli press reports that his country was contemplating severing relations with Israel. Addressing a celebration here marking the independence of Tanganyika, Mr. Korsah said that the recent return home of Ghana’s Ambassador to Israel was no indication of deterioration of relations between the two countries but… More ▸

  • Ghana Seeks to Oust Israel from Partnership in Construction Work

    The demand by the Government of Ghana that Solel Boneh, the Israeli construction cooperative, sell its 40 percent share in Ghana’s National Construction Company; came as a surprise to the Israeli firm here, although a Foreign Ministry spokesman indicated today that it was within the framework of Israeli policy to assist African and Asian enterprises… More ▸