During the Nazi dictatorship, thousands of Germans were deprived of their citizenship on political, racial or religious grounds. The German constitution allows Germans whose citizenship was revoked by the Nazis, and their descendants, to apply to have it restored. But a lot of applicants are rejected.
An Uruguayan court orders the sale of a Nazi sculpture recovered 13 years ago among the remains of the German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee. The sculpture, a bronze eagle with a swastika under its talons, was part of the stern of the battleship that sank off Montevideo's coast in 1939.