Vilnius, Tuesday March 11th 2014:
Efraim Zuroff Will Lead Silent, Peaceful Remembrance as Protest
Colleagues of all backgrounds are invited to meet Dr. Zuroff, Holocaust historian, Nazi-hunter, author, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Israel office. He will lead a silent, peaceful remembrance of the annihilated Jewish citizens of Vilnius and Lithuania, in protest against the neo-Nazi marchers and the continued granting of city center venues on independence day. Meeting on Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 3 PM at Old Town Hall (Rotušė) Square. First meeting at edge of square, on the corner of Stiklių and Didžioji outside Amatininkai Café, monitoring the march (itself scheduled for 4 PM) to its conclusion on Gedimino near the Seimas (parliament).
EU fashion accessories? Embroidered swastika and white power scarf from the 2013 Vilnius march. PHOTO: ANNA SHEPHERD / DEFENDING HISTORY
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