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December 2, 2015 1:51 pm

95-Year-Old Auschwitz Paramedic Ruled Fit to Stand Trial in Germany

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Auschwitz Entrance. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.

The entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.

A German court has ruled that a 95-year-old man accused of being accessory to the murder of at least 3,681 people at Auschwitz-Birkenau is fit to stand trial.

The man, who was an SS sergeant at the camp between 1943 and 1944 and later served there as a paramedic, is known as Hubert Z. He had previously been deemed too fragile for trial but the higher court of Rostock in northern Germany has this week reversed that decision.

Read full story at The Jewish Chronicle.

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