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January 12, 2000
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A U.S. legislator urged Australia to prosecute alleged Nazis living in the country. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-Calif.), a Holocaust survivor, wrote to Justice Minister Amanda Vanstone after she said that Australia would not reopen an investigation of Konrad Kalejs. Meanwhile, Australian police officials amended Vanstone’s position, saying they were examining possible new evidence against Kalejs, who is accused of participating in the killings of thousands of Jews in Latvia during World War II.

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