But because he currently resides in Sweden, it is doubtul whether or not he can be put on trial." Recent onderzoek door de Deense historici Dennis Larsen en Therkel Straede naar Deense nazi’s in de Tweede Wereldoorlog bracht de rol van Rasmussen … One of the few witnesses who have told what took place there was Dutch SS-guard Lambertus Loyen. “To be prosecuted for participation in mass killings requires a closer connection to the crime itself. 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Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. "Now we're looking for additional Danish Waffen SS who served in this camp. Gustav Alfred Jepsen is the Dane who committed the most murders of Jewish, French and Belgian prisoners in 1945. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. “To be prosecuted for participation in mass killings requires a closer connection to the crime itself. Aksel Andersen, who worked in the same unit, is also on the list. Rasboel, who lives in Copenhagen, has acknowledged in interviews that he had been a guard and a member of the SS, but has denied involvement in killings. His sentence also took into consideration the charge of treason against Denmark during WW2. The question isn’t hypothetical: The Simon Wiesenthal Center has presented Danish authorities with a dossier urging the prosecution of Helmuth Leif Rasmussen, who by … Zuroff told the AP they had a strong case against Helmuth Leif Rasmussen because of documents found by Danish historians published in a book last year. The Simon Wiesenthal Center has presented Danish authorities with a dossier urging the prosecution of Helmuth Leif Rasmussen, who by his own account was present at the Bobruisk camp in 1942- 43, when 1,400 Jews were killed there. Chief prosecutor Steen Bechmann Jacobsen said today the probe had been “very thorough” because the evidence against 91-year-old Helmuth Leif Rasmussen was “limited.” Helmuth Leif Rasmussen or Rasboel (1924- ) Theodor Szehinskyj (1924- ) What exactly is this supposed to be a total complete and accurate list of? And the … But because he currently resides in Sweden, it is doubtul whether or not he can be put on trial." Fold sammen. And he is not the only Danish person on Efraim Zuroff's list. 'It's extremely frustrating that the Danish state prosecutor and the government didn't react at all to the findings of our book. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The book, "En skole i vold" (A Book of Violence), claims that 1,400 Jews died in Belarus when Rasmussen, now known by the name Rasboel, was in the "inner circle" of the Bobruisk camp run by the SS. Scandinavia , Germany , Belarus , Denmark . Holocaust survivors gather for Auschwitz 70th... Another new variant of COVID is spreading rapidly in South Africa, Sea-level rise from climate change could be worse than projected, France rewards frontline immigrant workers with citizenship. The probe had been “very thorough” but evidence against 91-year-old Helmuth Leif Rasmussen was “limited,” chief prosecutor Steen Bechmann Jacobsen said. 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