Summary Coverage of 16 February 2014 Neo-Nazi March in Kaunas



 

Over 1,000 March in Kaunas City Center with Banner Honoring the 1941 Nazi Puppet Prime Minister who Helped Send City’s 30,000 Jews to their Death


PRESS: ALFA.LTALKAS.LTBALSAS.LTDELFI.LTJERUSALEM POSTKAUNODIENA.LTSWC REPORTTV: KAUNAS NEWSOPINION: Olga ZabludoffEfraim Zuroff

Section on Pro-Fascist Marches

Lithuanian TV interviews with Efraim Zuroff and Dovid Katz:

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In 2012, government reburied him in Kaunas with full honorsUS State Dept and Yivo helped stage diversionary event

KAUNAS’S MAJOR UNIVERSITY STILL HOUSES SHRINES TO THE 1941 NAZI COLLABORATOR

Swastikas, white armbands, and other fascist symbols are brandished at the February 16th march in central Kaunas…


Lithuanian Filmmaker Saulius Beržinis (left) and longtime editor of Jewish community’s newspaper Milan Chersonski (in personal capacity) are among the small group of protesters. In background: Austrian Holocaust museum volunteer Sebastian Hager joins in.


Wiesenthal Center’s Dr. Efraim Zuroff leads the small protest and is interviewed by local media


Two dozen young Lithuanian protesters, most affiliated with Antifa.lt, peacefully confront the marchers on their route


Kaunas police, who treated foreign protesters with utmost respect, again harassed the young Lithuanian protesters by demanding addresses and making phone calls about each…


Defending History correspondent Evaldas Balčiūnas (left) with Dr. Efraim Zuroff


48 hours earlier, Lithuanian government mounted yet another “camouflage symposium” in New York

Olga Zabludoff in the Algemeiner Journal; Efraim Zuroff in the Jerusalem Post

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