Nurenberg prosecutor speaks

Which wars should be prosecuted? “Every war will lead to attacks on civilians,” he said. “Crimes against humanity, destruction beyond the needs of military necessity, rape of civilians, plunder–that always happens in wartime. So my answer personally, after working for 60 years on this problem and [as someone] who hates to see all these young people get killed no matter what their nationality, is that you’ve got to stop using warfare as a means of settling your disputes.”–Benjamin Ferenccz, who secured convictions for 22 Nazi officers at Nurenberg.

Here is a link to the rest of this very timely and thoughtful piece of journalism.

This is compelling testimony from the man who helped nail the lid Herman Goerring and the other Nazi war criminals. Peace.

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