Vilnius “Genocide Center” Defends Legacy of Holocaust Collaborator




“BELIEVE IT OR NOT”

Lithuania’s State Sponsored “Genocide Center” Goes to Court to Defend Legacy of Notorious Holocaust Collaborator

The Question: Does a vibrant and successful EU/NATO democracy really need expensive far-right history “fixing” units that adore Nazi collaborators,  stifle free debate of history and ethics, promote ultranationalism, and do untold damage to the country?

JTA reports on Vilnius Genocide Center’s response to the court after Grant Gochin’s submission calling for removal of state honors for collaborator Jonas Noreika

Defending History’s Evaldas Balčiūnas exposed Noreika to the English speaking world in 2012. His articles on Noreika and other “heroes” implicated in the Holocaust resulted in years of harassment and legal proceedings against him. Scroll down to 2014 in the Evaldas Balčiūnas section

Noreika glorified on Genocide Museum building on Vilnius’s main boulevard, a stone’s throw from nation’s parliament

See also: Street names and plaques glorifying alleged collaborators; Section on glorified collaborators; Genocide Center; Genocide Museum


This entry was posted in Antisemitism & Bias, Collaborators Glorified, Genocide Center (Vilnius), History, Human Rights, Lithuania, Litvak Affairs, News & Views, Opinion, Politics of Memory, State Glorification of Holocaust Collaborator J. Noreika and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.
Return to Top

Comments are closed.