The Nuremberg Prosecutor: Benjamin Ferencz

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A brilliant lawyer, at only 27 years old Benjamin Ferencz was the youngest prosecutor in charge of the sentencing of Nazi criminals in Nuremberg in 1946. Ferencz was assigned to help investigate Nazi war crimes, to collect evidence of the horrors of the concentration camps, identify those responsible and prosecute the infamous members of the ruthless Einsatzgruppen. A relentless fighter for peace, he never stopped trying to make the world a more humane place, always governed by the spirit of the law. After the war and his work at Nuremberg, Benjamin Ferencz dedicated his life to International Justice. He became the architect and the inspiration of the International Criminal Court founded in 2002.