Canadian judge quits Nazi case

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Dueck, 76, a retired mechanic living in Saint Catherines, is accused of killing Jews and other civilians as a member of the Selidovka district police in German-occupied Ukraine from 1941 to 1943.

Helmut Oberlander, 72, of Waterloo, is accused of having belonged to a commando unit that massacred hundreds of thousands of Jews in Ukraine and Crimea after the German army's advance into the southern Soviet Union in 1941.

Erich Tobiass, 84, of Toronto, is accused of executing civilians in Latvia from 1941 to 1943 as a member of the Latvian security police, an SS auxiliary unit responsible for the deaths of 30,000 Latvian Jews.