A petition to gain official recognition that the victims of a Holocaust atrocity near Rostov-on-Don were Jewish has been rejected by a Russian civil court, according to 161.ru, a Russian news site. The city’s Zmievskaya Balka mass grave now solely mentions that the event that occurred was a “mass killing by the fascists of captured Soviet […]
A young Lithuanian archaeologist reveals a dark secret hidden for 70 years: the remnants of the personal belongings of the Jews killed in the city of Kovno. Haaretz – By Ofer Aderet | Aug.31, 2012 On the shiny glass table lay jewelry, coins and metal utensils – similar to those in a catalog of antiques. […]
Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem calls mock ad in the Eesti Ekspress weekly a ‘perverted attempt at humor at the expense of the Nazis’ millions of victims.’ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLINN, Estonia – Jewish organizations have denounced an Estonian newspaper for publishing a mock ad for weight-loss pills depicting emaciated prisoners […]
“Victims, formerly identified as Jews, now referred to as ‘peaceful citizens and Soviet prisoners of war’”
June, 1, 2012 Swastikas were painted on the Remember Memorial to genocide victims – civilians killed in the Nazi occupation of 1941-1943 – in Novomoskovsk, Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk region, the regional police department told Interfax. “Hooliganism” criminal case had been opened.
June 21, 2012 BRUSSELS (JTA) — Latvian Justice Minister Gaidis Berzins has resigned in protest of plans to offer restitution for Jewish property seized after the Holocaust. Berzins, chair of the rightist All For Latvia-For Fatherland and Freedom Party, announced his resignation on Wednesday, the country’s news agency Leta reported. In 2006, the Latvian parliament […]
On April 22nd the Jewish organizations of Simferopol arrived at the 10th kilometer mark on the Feodosia Highway to plant seedlings in honor of the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance day. On December 11-13 1941 over 14,000 Jews and Krymchaks were murdered by the Nazis in the tank defense moats at this location. The moat was […]
Hostel is being built at the site of the former concentration camp