Summary Coverage in Run-Up to the 16 March 2014 Waffen SS March in Riga



Riga, Sunday March 16th 2014:

Could Riga (now the EU’s “Capital of European Culture”) Really be Allowing Yet Another City-Center Waffen SS Celebration on March 16th?

JUST IN:

BRITISH MEP RICHARD HOWITT ISSUES STATEMENT

MINISTER FACES SACKFOR FIRST TIME, GOV SAYS: STAY AWAY

BALTIC TIMES: AGAIN SPEWING OUT NATIONALIST PR AS “REPORTING”?

MONICA LOWENBERG’S “SPEAK NO EVIL” (video); PETITION NEARS 7000

Waffen SS march in Riga 2013
Glorifying Hitlerist Waffen SS units at the 2013 march in central Riga

 See also: YouTube video, Monica Lowenberg’s article and interview (with 2013 images). Defending History sections: Latviamarches, articles by Monica Lowenberg; in Hope Not Hate

“If any government wants to endorse these kind of actions then there is cause for concern” — Glyn Ford, UK MEP

REPORTS ON PREVIOUS MARCHES


UPDATE OF JAN. 2018: Some links have changed. Please see now:

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