A Lithuanian court indefinitely halted the country’s first Nazi-era war crimes trial. The judge cited the poor health of the 93-year-old defendant, Aleksandras Lileikis. Lileikis is accused of handing over at least 75 Jews to Nazi death squads when he served with the Nazi-sponsored Lithuanian security police.
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