More Nazis in German justice department after WWII than during Third Reich: study

10 October 2016 - 15:06 By AFP

Germany's post-World War II justice ministry was infested with ex-Nazis hell-bent on protecting their former comrades, according to a new official study released Monday. Fully 77 percent of senior ministry officials in 1957 were former members of Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, a higher proportion even than during the 1933-45 Third Reich, the study found.

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