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OPERATION: LAST CHANCE is a campaign to bring remaining Nazi war criminals to justice by offering financial rewards for information leading to their arrest and conviction. To date the initiative has been launched in Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Romania, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary.

Operation: Last Chance is a joint project of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Targum Shlishi Foundation.

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Initial Findings of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's 2016 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of the Nazi War Criminals – English version


Initial Findings of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's 2016 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals - Hebrew version


Full Text of Wiesenthal Center's 2015 Annual Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals (April 1, 2014-March 31, 2015)


LATEST NEWS

24, 08, 2016 - Each year since 2001, Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center produces an Annual Status Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi war criminals which, since at least 2005, includes a list of “most wanted” criminals that are yet to be convicted more...

24, 08, 2016 - Taip norėčiau viešai atsakyti tiems, kurie pastaruosius tris mėnesius atsargiai šito teiravosi mano artimųjų ir draugų more...

18, 08, 2016 - BERLIN — Nonagenarian survivors of Auschwitz, including two who recently met Pope Francis when he visited the former Nazi death camp, have asked Germany’s highest court to swiftly resolve the case of a former SS soldier who was convicted of complicity in the murder of 300,000 prisoners more...

16, 08, 2016 - Opératrice radio dans le camp d’extermination d’Auschwitz, en Pologne d’avril à juillet 1944, elle devrait être jugée, à 92 ans, par un tribunal allemand cette année, pour la participation aux meurtres de 260000 personnes more...

15, 08, 2016 - The new German prosecution policy is a far better reflection of the reality of the crimes committed by the Nazis during World War II than previous iterations more...

15, 08, 2016 - Pomsel insisted to The Guardian that her role in the Nazi propaganda department was "just another job" and that she had no interest in "clearing [her] conscience" more...

15, 08, 2016 - Brunhilde Pomsel worked at the heart of the Nazis’ propaganda machine. As a film about her life is released, she discusses her lack of remorse and the private side of her monstrous boss more...

12, 08, 2016 - Ninety-five-year-old Oskar Gröning, the ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz,’ could be one of the last men to stand trial for allegedly participating in the Holocaust more...

11, 08, 2016 - A prominent Nazi–hunter from Israel and the Jewish Community of Lithuania called on the city of Kaunas to stop the use for recreational purposes of what used to be a concentration camp for Jews during the Holocaust more...

11, 08, 2016 - Sur sa liste annuelle, les dix nazis que le centre Simon-Wiesenthal souhaite voir jugés coulent des jours paisibles aux Etats-Unis, au Canada ou en Allemagne more...

11, 08, 2016 - Eichmann, Barbie… A part les hauts dignitaires, le nombre de condamnations reste dérisoire more...

11, 08, 2016 - Plus de soixante-dix ans après la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, la traque des derniers criminels du Troisième Reich divise ceux qui ont consacré leur vie à ce combat more...

10, 08, 2016 - Germany’s top Nazi hunter has discovered eight suspects who are believed to have worked at a concentration camp near the Polish city of Gdansk and has submitted their details to prosecutors more...

06, 08, 2016 - The diary of Kazimierz Sakowicz opens with his description of a pleasant summer day in the Ponar forest, outside the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius: “July 11: Quite nice weather, warm, white clouds, windy, some shots from the forest. Probably exercises.” more...

04, 08, 2016 - The diary of one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals, SS chief Heinrich Himmler, was recently discovered in the archives of Russian Defense Ministry more...

04, 08, 2016 - ILTV speaks with Holocaust expert Efraim Zuroff, who has co-authored a book on the mass murder of Jews in Lithuanian during World War II more...

04, 08, 2016 - I'The site of the mass murder of several thousand Jews in 1941 has now been turned into a recreation and entertainment center which violates the memory of the victims more...

04, 08, 2016 - Израильское отделение Центра Симона Визенталя направило мэру Каунаса Висвалдасу Матийошайтису письмо с протестом в связи с проведением коммерческих развлекательных мероприятий в седьмом форте Ковенской крепости, где летом 1941 года было убито 5 тыс. литовских евреев more...

04, 08, 2016 - Recently, members of the Vilnius City Street, Monument and Plaque Names Commission considered several different issues more...

03, 08, 2016 - Selon Efraim Zuroff, le site « a été transformé en un centre de loisirs et de divertissement qui viole la mémoire des victimes » more...

03, 08, 2016 - Head of Seventh Fort heritage center maintains no events held where Jews are buried, claims proceeds to go toward site upkeep more...

03, 08, 2016 - (JTA) — A prominent Nazi-hunter from Israel and the Jewish Community of Lithuania called on the city of Kaunas to stop the use for recreational purposes of what used to be a concentration camp for Jews during the Holocaust more...

02, 08, 2016 - NEW YORK - In the wake of revelations that Kovno’s infamous Seventh Fort, the site of the murder of tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust, is being used as a recreation center, several voices have raised a hue and cry over the area’s misuse more...

02, 08, 2016 - Holocaust historian Dr. Efraim Zuroff slams use of the Seventh Fort heritage site for such activities as "disgraceful" more...

 

   

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