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Post-transitional Injustice. The Acquittal of Holocaust Perpetrators in Post-Communist Romania
Post-transitional Injustice. The Acquittal of Holocaust Perpetrators in Post-Communist Romania

Author(s): Alexandru Climescu
Subject(s): History
Published by: Institutul National pentru Studierea Holocaustului din Romania ELIE WIESEL
Keywords: Holocaust; trial; war crimes; memory; post-communism

Summary/Abstract: This article examines the trials of two Romanian officers who were convicted for war crimes during the communist regime and, eventually, acquitted by the Supreme Court of Romania during the post-communist period. Our aim is to highlight the factors that made the acquittal decisions possible and evaluate their impact on the Holocaust public memory.

  • Issue Year: VI/2014
  • Issue No: 07
  • Page Range: 145-157
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English