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Lithuanian president: The museum will bring back the names and faces of many families, friends and neighbors
The proposed law is said to be "one of the most blatant and harshest" laws curtailing free speech in Europe.
The visit to Lithunia is the first by a Japanese prime minister and comes as Japan seeks greater cooperation with countries that were former adversaries in World War Two.
Naming flap exposes issues with dealing with Holocaust memory.
By SAM SOKOL
The Genocide Center has given the government a list containing 2,055 names of supposed perpetrators but Vilnius neither published it nor made any attempt to investigate the people concerned.
State museum on genocide says will try to publish book this year naming local Nazi collaborators.
“As far as combatting anti-Semitism, local institutions can be characterized as totally worthless in terms of fulfilling their ostensible function in Lithuanian society.”
Statues of Gandhi and Kallenbach have been placed near a historic synagogue on a river bank in the small western town of Rusne, near the Russian border.
By STEVE LINDE
Pranas Končius-Adomas is stripped of the Order of the Cross of Vytis "in response to an appeal by the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania.”
Jewish groups slam statement issued over Rosh Hashana.
The Lithuanian organized Jewish community minimized the concerns of opponents of the plan, calling it the “best way to honor the memory of the dead."
The government plan to develop the complex in the middle of the ancient Snipiskes Cemetery in Vilnius has aroused spirited opposition.
Wiesenthal Center’s Zuroff: It’s a case of cover-up in the desecration of the ancient facility.
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