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Wiesenthal

Simon. born 1908, Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes. A survivor of the concentration camps, he has been active since 1945 in documenting Nazi crimes against the Jews, tracking down their perpetrators, and assisting surviving victims
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It was co-organized by UNESCO and the Simon Wiesenthal Centre.
But in July 2013, the Wiesenthal Center launched a poster campaign in Germany to bring an estimated 60 lower-ranking Nazi war crimes suspects living there to trial.
In April 2012, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, a human rights organization, listed Csizsik-Csatary as the most wanted war crimes suspect.
The exhibit, "We Remember: The Holocaust and the Creation of a Living Community," was created by local Jews with help from the University of Southern California's Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, the Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Jewish Cuba Connection.
Ukraine-born Demjanjuk, who was once top of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi war criminals, said he was drafted into the Soviet army in 1941 then taken prisoner of war by the Germans.
A Moriah Films production in association with the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies.
Early in his career as a Nazi hunter, Simon Wiesenthal enlisted the help of a handsome, 24-year-old Austrian Jew named Manus Diamant in his pursuit of Adolf Eichmann.
He is ranked third on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most-wanted Nazi suspects.
The Museum construction site is located at an old Muslim crave yard with tombs that date back to the Salah Al Dein era.In the complaint Nasser asked Lindenstrauss to investigate both the way the remains were removed and the way the land was allocated to the Wiesenthal Center.
In the Annual Report of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, Shimon Samuels, director of international relations at the center, noted that "this is the seventh year that the Simon Wiesenthal Centre monitors incitement to hate and violence on the display stands of the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair--the largest literary gathering in the world.
Campaigners said they are turning to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights after Israel's Supreme Court rejected a 2008 appeal to stop the Simon Wiesenthal Center building its museum on part of the Mamilla cemetery.
Wreaths were laid at the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial in Cardiff's Alexandra Gardens and the First Minister was presented with a crystal menorah by Rabbi Aron Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in Los Angeles.