Punishment (of collaborationism) after WWI

Stanislas Horvat, Xavier Rousseaux

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Abstract

After WWI those who had collaborated with the German occupier in Belgium during 1914 and 1918 en had committed crimes against the State were prosecuted by judicial authorities. Nearly 4800 people were prosecuted in Belgium, 3200 were condemned, although most of them were granted an amnesty afterwards. This article describes the history of this punishment.
Translated title of the contributionPunishment (of collaborationism) after WWI
Original languageDutch
Title of host publicationDe digitale Encyclopedie van de Vlaamse Beweging
PublisherADVN
Edition2024
Publication statusPublished - 2024

Keywords

  • WWI
  • collaborationism
  • Justice

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