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Groening

Matt(hew). born 1954, US cartoonist and writer, creator and producer of The Simpsons television series from 1989
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In December Germany's constitutional court ruled Groening must go to jail, rejecting arguments from his lawyers that imprisonment at his advanced age would violate his right to life.
Last year, Germany's constitutional court rejected his appeal, ruling that Groening was fit to serve his sentence.
Groening, a former Auschwitz concentration camp guard, played a key role in the mass murders that took place at the Nazi death camp in Poland during the World War II.
She alternates between a third-person narrative following Lebowitz and her experience and the first-person testimonial of Groening.
Groening, an SS sergeant dubbed the "accountant of Auschwitz" for his role overseeing the collection of prisoners' belongings and sending valuables and cash to Berlin, was convicted in 2015.
Although it ultimately made no difference to the outcome of the trial - Groening was found guilty of being an accomplice to the mass murder of 400,000 Jews and sentenced to four years in prison - the image of their hug went viral.
The state court in the northern German city of Lueneburg gave Oskar Groening a four-year sentence.
In April, Oskar Groening, 94, began to stand trial for "complicity in the murder of 300,000 mostly Hungarian Jews in two months during the summer of 1944," reported the New York Times.
Oskar Groening is on trial as a war criminal, accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000 Jews in Auschwitz.
Oskar Groening is being tried on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, related to a period between May and July 1944 when around 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought to the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex in Nazi-occupied Poland and most immediately gassed to death.
Oskar Groening spoke at the beginning of his trial for being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000 Jews at the concentration camp.