The parliament of the province of Thuringia, in the Soviet zone, has unanimously urged the provincial cabinet to ask the American military government to extradite Ilse Koch to Thuringia after her reduced prison sentence is completed next year, the Leipzig radio announced today. The announcer declared that the parliament’s resolution declared that “Thuringia, where the infamous Buchenwald concentration camp was located, has the right to meet Frau Ilse Koch before its courts.”
Dr. Hermann Joseph, top governmental official in Anabach and member of the board of directors of the Social Democratic Party of Bavaria, has been arrested and charged with crimes against humanity. His accusers, most of whom are displaced Jews, insist that while a camp leader in the Furstengrube and Turmalin concentration camps where he was an inmate, Joseph mistreated his fellow prisoners.
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