• Short Summary

    A TEL AVIV DISTRICT ATTORNEY, JACOB BAR-OR, WHO WAS IN THE PROSECUTION TEAM AT THE EICHMANN TRIAL, WAS ARRESTED ON JUNE 3RD, THREE DAYS AFTER THE FORMER GESTAPO OFFICER WAS EXECUTED.

  • Description

    A TEL AVIV DISTRICT ATTORNEY, JACOB BAR-OR, WHO WAS IN THE PROSECUTION TEAM AT THE EICHMANN TRIAL, WAS ARRESTED ON JUNE 3RD, THREE DAYS AFTER THE FORMER GESTAPO OFFICER WAS EXECUTED.

    POLICE ACCUSED BAR-OR OF FORGING OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS AND PASSING HIMSELF OFF AS A LAWYER WITHOUT HAVING LEGAL TRAINING. HE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH PERJURY, DECEIVING THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT AND GETTING MONEY UNDER FALSE PRETENCES.

    VISNEWS FILM SHOWS THE 44 YEAR OLD BAR-OR WALKING ALONG A TEL AVIV STREET AFTER HE HAD BEEN RELEASED ON GBP250 BAIL.

    HE IS ALLEGED TO HAVE GIVEN THE PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION NUMBER OF HIS FATHER, WHO WAS ALSO A LAWYER, WHILE FILLING OUT FORMS BEFORE THE TRIAL. BAR-OR WAS ELECTED AS ISRAEL'S REPRESENTATIVE TO UNICEF AND IN 1952 WAS APPOINTED LEGAL ADVISER TO THE MINISTRY OF SOCIAL WELFARE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA62GMC1COI8F43OMW86P8YCPM6
    Media URN:
    VLVA62GMC1COI8F43OMW86P8YCPM6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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