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Greek battle for World War ll Nazi war crime reparations

17 July 2011 Last updated at 11:25 BST

A village in Greece is at at the centre of an international legal battle in a fight for reparations for a World War ll Nazi massacre.

Residents in Distomo won a court case in Italy, but the German government is worried it will set a precedent and has appealed to the International Court of Justice in the Hague.

Malcolm Brabant in Greece spoke to Carsten Gerick from the Republic Attorneys' Association.