Sep 3, 2007 22:04 | Updated Sep 3, 2007 22:04

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday blasted Australia for delaying the extradition of a suspected war criminal to Hungary, saying that the Australian government has abysmally failed in the investigation and persecution of Nazi war criminals.

The group’s harsh reaction came after Australia’s highest court agreed Monday to hear 84-year-old suspected war criminal Charles Zentai’s appeal against his extradition on war crimes charges.
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