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    Some would say no and that we should put the past behind us and yet other sowuld say that time is indiscriminate to what these people did during the war. Should the list be published?
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    That depends on what they were involved with and what they actually did.
    But as far as I know there's no statute of limitations on murder.
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    Well recently that old man was sentenced for the murder of a few black people when he was in the KKK. I personally think its absolutely right to sentence him. It may be in the past but it'd be awful to let him go through his life having got away with such acts. We don't really know if these peoples views have changed either. I mean if they show no remorse then they definately deserve to coem to trial.
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    That list shouldn't be published as it's a list of suspected Nazis. If, on the other hand, it were possible to punish anyone who had previously gone unpunished - for any serious crime - then it ought to be done. Isn't that the definition of justice?
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    That list shouldn't be published as it's a list of suspected Nazis. If, on the other hand, it were possible to punish anyone who had previously gone unpunished - for any serious crime - then it ought to be done. Isn't that the definition of justice?
    I agree. They most definitely must be punished if they were found guilty. However, the list must not be published. Scotland Yard must work from it secretly to avoid any confusion and defamation of character if certain people were actually innocent. But on the other hand, making the list public could help Scotland Yard as normal British people may be able to identify them as their neighbours etc...That said you must keep in mind that most have changed their names and that would not really help.
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    If you can catch 'em, do so. Why have we never hunted down the communist criminals who slaughtered many millions more than the nazis did?

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    (Original post by frost105)
    http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0...376677,00.html

    Some would say no and that we should put the past behind us and yet other sowuld say that time is indiscriminate to what these people did during the war. Should the list be published?
    Of course the list shouldn't be published. Since when did we start publishing lists of people which are merely suspected of something in this country?

    Wouldn't it be nice to gather some evidence, and actually charge them with an offence before making them known to everyone and quite possibly mistakenly (after 50 odd years) destroying their peace and lives? Or do we not bother with that in the UK anymore; do we hunt down and persecute first and then ask ourselves if we have the our man later?
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    wellp, then we would also need to hunt the japanese war criminals
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    Their not worth it, their going to die soon anyway.
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    They should still be hunted down, the list shouldnt be published tho.
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    Im sure theres not much difference between an old persons home and a prison apart from the supposed freedom which I imagine old people don't make the most of. Just let them die alone with the guilt.
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    Hmm. Im not sure it should be published as it is only 'Suspected' People, I mean what If after publication of the lsit an innocent person was on the end of hate crime for the goverments mistake?

    However If they are guilty I say bring them to jsutice. Time doesnt invalidate Murder, The former KKK member in america who is in a weelchair and must be around 70 has been senteced e life sentences for murders in the 60's, and he deserves it.
 
 
 
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