No Surprise: Lithuania’s State-Sponsored “Genocide Center” Whitewashes Yet Another Nazi Collaborator




But many in Vilnius shocked as official Jewish Community website posts the statement with no response or comment (in English translation as well as the original Lithuanian); But mishap could be editor’s error. Simon Wiesenthal Center responds. Report in the Jerusalem Post.  Community’s leadership replies.

Defending History’s Evaldas Balčiūnas on Jonas Noreika’s Holocaust Involvement

Genocide Center’s pronouncement is reaction to last summer’s calls for removal of city center honors for the collaborator. See article by Rimvydas Valatka; English articles by Grant Arthur Gochin and Sergey Kanovich, and summary by Evaldas BalčiūnasBut petition to mayor from group of intellectuals has stayed “secret”. Meantime, some local media regards the very discussion as “a Russian plot”…

SEE DEFENDING HISTORY PAGE AND SECTION ON HONORS FOR PERPETRATORS

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