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Lawyer Who Prosecuted Nazis Pledges $10 Million To Fight Genocide

At 96, a famed lawyer who prosecuted Nazis is still fighting genocide. Benjamin Ferencz, a WWII veteran who went on to establish the United States’ first war crimes branch, recently pledged $10 million to help continue his mission to end crimes against humanity. He’s donating the gift to a group within the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. It provides governments with tools to prevent genocide and develop an international response when it occurs, according to a statement released by the museum.
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