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A refugee soldier captured the man who ran Auschwitz. This act of homage follows the chase

Letter: Unpunished genocide

IN ALL HIS lament about the fact that the UN's Genocide Convention has never been enforced ("The treacherous sands of time", 6 September), Michael Ignatieff seems not to understand the reason - or the problem.

New UN court carries the torch from Nuremberg

THE VISION flickered briefly just after Nuremberg, before the Cold War descended and took the United Nations out of useful service for the best part of 50 years.

Obituary: Telford Taylor

ALTHOUGH Telford Taylor will best be remembered for his work as a prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, it was only the highlight of a remarkable 70-year career as a lawyer, public servant, scholar and teacher. From West Point to The Hague, Taylor was America's independent voice of moral authority.

Just man

TELFORD TAYLOR, who prosecuted Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg, died on Saturday in New York aged 90. Mr Taylor, also a law professor, author and activist, had a series of strokes earlier this month.

Theatre: The irresistible portrayal of Arturo Ui

Theatre:The Resistible

Iraq Crisis: Judicial powerhouse that will safeguard the new world order

Moves are under way to establish an international criminal court. Rupert Cornwell examines the options

Books: History - Stormtroopers of Cable St

Trevor Grundy's mother used to see him off to school with a cheery 'Perish Judah!' Paul Sussman on the sad tale of growing up in a fascist family

Theatre: If it's courtroom drama you're after, don't go to court

'Justice,' goes the ruling, 'should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.' And if you really want to see it done well, says Paul Taylor, go to a theatre.

Glad tidings and the gluhwein glow

When Sarah Gracie saw a sign for Nuremberg - the infamous location of the Nazi rallies - her first instinct was to drive on. Instead she decided to stop and discovered that she had fallen upon one of the most romantic cities in Germany

Verse under fire

Pick of the week Sprinting from the Graveyard; Independent choice: European poetry by Michael Glover

CLASSICAL: A master stroke

Die Meistersinger

Letter: Quick march into the past

Sir: What kind of people are running this country? First short, sharp shocks, then boot camps, and now military training for schoolchildren!

Germans live their dreams of Christmas past

Imre Karacs visits Nuremberg's chocolate-box world of medieval markets set up for the festive season

Kohl and Chirac gloss over divisions on EU

Leaders fail to agree on details of stability pact

Singular girls

We can no longer put the blame on feckless men for relationships going wrong, says Sheila Gillooly. In fact, it's Nineties woman's secret fear of commitment that explains why she may be single, the American author tells Emma Daly
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