HC Deb 06 March 1961 vol 636 c6W
65. Dr. A. Thompson

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will instruct his representative on the General Assembly of the United Nations to raise, under the terms of Resolution No. 170, Second Session of the General Assembly 31st October, 1947, the case of Dr. Joseph Mengele, the Auschwitz practitioner who ordered the killing of prisoners with physical deformities and their conveyance to his dissecting-room for experiments, and who is now residing in the Argentine, and to recommend that the Government of Argentina carries out the terms of Resolution No. 170 by granting extradition.

Mr. Godber

No Her Majesty's Government have no evidence that this man is in Argentina, nor have they been approached by the German Government regarding the steps they have taken to seek his extradition, whether by the Argentine or other authorities.

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