United States Department of Justice

Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section Press Releases, Speeches and Testimony for 1995

Tuesday, December 15, 1995

Press Release

Justice Department Files Suit To Revoke Citizenship Of Former Nazi Collaborator (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that a Chicago man who served in an infamous SS unit in Poland that took part in the Nazi program to annihilate the Jews has permanently departed from the United States. (Read more)

Wednesday, November 01, 1995

Press Release

Justice Department Moves To Revoke U.S. Citizenship Of Former Security Police Official In Nazi-Occupied Lithuania (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that it had filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia to revoke the citizenship of Kazys Gim auskas, a U.S. citizen presently residing in Lithuania, based on his involvement in arrests and killings in Lithuania in collaboration with the Nazis during World War II. (Read more)

Friday, October 13, 1995

Press Release

Justice Department Initiates Deportation Proceedings Against Former Member Of Nazi Mobile Killing Unit (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that it has initiated deportation proceedings in Chicago against a Cicero, Illinois man accused of participation in Nazi-sponsored acts of persecution while serving in the infamous 12th Lithuanian Schutzmannschaft (Protective Detachment) Battalion during World War II. (Read more)

Friday, October 13, 1995

Press Release

Justice Department Initiates Deportation Proceedings Against Former Member Of Nazi Mobile Killing Unit (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that it has initiated deportation proceedings in Chicago against a Cicero, Illinois man accused of participation in Nazi-sponsored acts of persecution while serving in the infamous 12th Lithuanian Schutzmannschaft (Protective Detachment) Battalion during World War II. (Read more)

Thursday, August 03, 1995

Press Release

Federal Court Revokes U.S. Citizenship Of Former Member Of Nazi-Sponsored Killing Unit (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Criminal Division's Office of Special Investigations (OSI) announced that a federal judge in Philadelphia yesterday revoked the U.S. citizenship of Jonas Stelmokas of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, an officer and platoon commander in the Nazi-sponsored 3rd Lithuanian Schutzmannschaft (Protective Detachment) Battalion during World War II. (Read more)

Friday, July 21, 1995

Press Release

Federal Court Revokes U.S. Citizenship Of Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard Who Fled Country (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that a federal judge in Chicago has revoked the U.S. citizenship of Wiatscheslaw (Chester) Rydlinskis of Bloomingdale, Illinois, a former armed SS guard and dog handler in Nazi concentration camps. (Read more)

Friday, July 14, 1995

Press Release

Appeals Court Upholds Order Revoking Citizenship Of Editor Of World War Ii Pro-Nazi And Anti-Semitic Hungarian Newspaper (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia has unanimously affirmed a court order revoking the U.S. citizenship of Ferenc Koreh of Englewood, New Jersey, based on his activities during World War II. (Read more)

Tuesday, May 09, 1995

Press Release

Accused Nazi Murderer Is Expelled From The United States (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that its Office of Special Investigations (OSI) sent back to Canada last night a Canadian citizen and resident who served as a decorated member of the most notorious of all Nazi murder squads during World War II and who is the subject of citizenship revocation proceedings in Canada based on charges that he participated in "executions of civilians". (Read more)

Friday, February 10, 1995

Press Release

Eli Rosenbaum Named Director Of Office Of Special Investigations (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Eli Rosenbaum has been named director of the Office of Special Investigations (OSI), Jo Ann Harris, Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division,announced today. (Read more)

Wednesday, February 01, 1995

Press Release

Justice Department Initiates Deportation Proceedings Against Nazi SS Guard (OSI)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice announced today that it had initiated deportation proceedings in U.S. Immigration Court in Philadelphia against a New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, man who served the Nazis in World War II as an armed SS concentration camp guard at the Sachsenhausen and Hersbruck concentration camps in Germany and the Majdanek Concentration Camp in Poland. (Read more)

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