The sentence alone is indicative that the evidence against him was flimsy at best. What the heck, 5 years for killing 28,000 people. This is about 90 minutes of jail time for each person. That is the average wait time at an Olive Garden restaurant in the weekend.
Army: Blast in Korean DMZ wounds two South Korean soldiers (Reuters)
from the article: John Demjanjuk convicted of aiding murder of 27,900 Jews in Holocaust