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Activist turns anti-Nazi act into commodified digital art

The renegade human rights activist has turned his destructive political art performance into a non-fungible token - a digital piece of art that can be bought and sold.

The entrance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is seen in The Hague March 3, 2011.

More European countries speak out against ICC despite EU support

Austria and Lithuania join Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic in criticizing the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber ruling.

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Russian ambassador to Japan: Comparing USSR, Nazi Germany is outrageous

'You got it wrong': Russia’s ambassador to Japan responds to an article published by foreign ministers of Japan and Lithuania on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

By MIKHAIL GALUZIN
13/02/2021

Lawmaker who blamed Jews for Holocaust quits parliamentary commission

Valdas Rakutis faced criticism over his comments, made during a speech in parliament on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, including a rare rebuke from the US ambassador.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/02/2021

US gov't committee condemns Lithuanian lawmaker's antisemitic remarks

In a letter from the United States' Committee for the Preservation of Heritage Abroad Commission, Chairman Paul Packer said that Valdas Rakutis' comments were "false and reckless."

31/01/2021
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Lithuanian lawmaker says Jews and communists share blame for Holocaust

"There was no shortage of Holocaust perpetrators among the Jews themselves, especially in the ghetto self-government structures."

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/01/2021

Ceremony honors Japanese diplomat who saved thousands from Holocaust

One of the survivors, Nathan Lewin, who was saved by Sugihara as a child, recalled his family's story at the reception.

Ashkenazi, Lithuania FM slammed for not addressing ‘Holocaust distortion’

“This is like saying to Ku Klux Klan that they improve race relations in the US.”

Israel-Lithuania relations and the year of the Vilna Gaon - opinion

The Lithuanian Parliament dedicated 2020, the 300th anniversary of the Gaon’s birth, to commemorate this world famous sage, and the country's 700-year-old Jewish history.

By GABI ASHKENAZI , GABRIELIUS LANDSBERGIS
07/01/2021
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