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Subject:  Re: OT: Reparations Date:  6/6/2001  2:38 AM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  41100 of 794813

<<So let's say that a former Holocaust slave labourer dies prior to receiving his reparation payment. So nothing would paid to his estate? And if so, what would be the dis-incentive for the unscrupulous to just tie up payments in litigation until after the effected ones die?

IMHO, if the slave laborer filed a claim before his or her death, the case should be allowed to continue until it is decided in court. In that case, the damages would be payable to the estate.


So, slave laborers who worked for Oscar Schindler might be looking for some assets to file a claim against?

War is a brutal business, and it's probably a mistake to discourage the use of forced labor by a conquering power, since the alternative may simply be