(JTA) – The Canadian government will review the case of Nazi-era war-crimes suspect Helmut Oberlander, who has been fighting to retain his Canadian citizenship since 1995.
Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal sent his case back the Canadian Cabinet for reconsideration after it filed its third motion since 2001 to revoke his citizenship, the National Post reported Tuesday.
The Canadian government launched its case against Oberlander in 1995, when it alleged he had failed to disclose his wartime past when he became a Canadian in 1960. In 2000, a judge ruled that Oberlander had lied about his wartime service to gain citizenship.
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