Will the Neo-Nazis Again be Given Central Kaunas on Feb. 16th Independence Day to Glorify Holocaust Collaborators, Spread Hate, and Damage Lithuania’s Standing?
For the first time, organizers promise to glorify a veritable contingent of specific, named alleged local Holocaust collaborators
including: Juozas Ambrazevičius-Brazaitis, Kazys Škirpa, Jonas Noreika (Vėtra), Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, Antanas Baltūsis-Žvejas…
THIS TUESDAY, 16 FEBRUARY 2016
IS THE 98TH ANNIVERSARY OF LITHUANIA’S 1918 DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
A DAY OF CELEBRATION FOR ALL THE PEOPLE OF EUROPE
The Question: Will the government and the Kaunas authorities again allow the neo-Nazis to shamefully hijack the interwar capital (and current 2nd city) for a parade that glorifies Holocaust collaborators and xenophobia and flaunts swastikas and other fascist symbols?
Efraim Zuroff in the Jerusalem Post. Eyewitness Reports on the Last 5 Kaunas Marches. Section on Baltic Marches.
We shall again be there (midday in Ramybės parkas) to silently remember the 30,000 Jewish citizens of Kaunas massacred with the collaboration of the Nazi puppet prime minister whose portrait on a huge banner has been worshipped at each march in recent years.
They were also citizens of Lithuania who celebrated February 16th: