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Appeal Notice: Appeal and Court

appeal notice: Lawyers for Oberlander, 94, of Waterloo, Ont., refused on Friday to discuss the appeal notice filed this week, so the legal underpinnings of their action were not immediately evident, according to CTV. However, in a letter sent to the court, the federal government made it clear that it objects to the filing. The notice of appeal from Helmut Oberlander comes even though a Federal Court judge recently ruled that Ottawa had acted reasonably in the case and limited his ability to appeal. The letter further asks that the Federal Court of Appeal registry forward the appeal notice to the court for review. The squad was responsible for killing close to 100,000 people, mostly Jewish. The Ukraine-born Oberlander, who came to Canada in 1954 and became a citizen six years later, has steadfastly maintained he was just 17 when he was forced on pain of execution to join the Nazi death squad Einsatzkommando 10a, known as Ek 10a. ( As reported in the news.