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February 3, 1998
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A lawyer for the plaintiffs in the case against French war crimes suspect Maurice Papon abandoned his demand that the judge step down. Arno Klarsfeld last week called for the judge to remove himself because he had an uncle whose wife’s family was deported to their deaths at Auschwitz while Papon served as a high-ranking bureaucrat for France’s pro-Nazi Vichy regime.

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