East Germany refuses to give legal effect to the judgments of the Volksgerichtshof, or People’s Court, of the Third Reich, thereby nullifying convictions rendered against Sinti and Roma people whereas West Germany does not. June 15, 1950 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_Court_(Germany) Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like August 9, 2018 August 8, 1945. The Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal defines crimes against humanity as: “Murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation, and other inhumane acts committed against any civilian population whether or not in violation of the domestic law of the country where perpetrated.” March 23, 2019 France: The State Department has paid or approved 90 claims for a total of $11 million in reparations by France to former WWII prisoners who were carried to Nazi Death Camps in French trains—the first French reparations paid to Holocaust survivors in the U.S. (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016). March 23, 2019 Japan paid $8.3 million to provide old-age care to Korean “Comfort Women” survivors plus a new apology (“Japan and South Korea Settle Dispute Over Wartime ‘Comfort Women'” by Choe Sang-hung, The New York Times, December 28, 2015).