Holocaust

October 18, 2018

PM Skvernelis, in Japan, to honor WWII diplomat who rescued Jews in Lithuania

BNS Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, on a visit to Japan, will on Thursday travel to the city of Nagoya to pay tribute to Chiune Sugihara, […]
October 18, 2018

Dutch diplomat was punished for saving Jews in the Holocaust, new book reveals

JTA Jan Zwartendijk, honorary consul of the Netherlands in Lithuania, rescued more than 2,000 Jews, together with Japanese envoy Chiune Sugihara. The Dutch Foreign Ministry reprimanded […]
September 16, 2018

Japanese diplomat’s son finds forged ‘visas for life’ in Lithuanian archives

BNS 9/11/2018 The youngest son of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, discovered in the Lithuanian Central State Archives […]
November 2, 2017

Prime Minister sees no need for Lithuania to review its stance on Lithuanians’ role in Holocaust

VILNIUS – Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Lithuania does not need to review its attitude toward Lithuanians’ role during the Holocaust. “We have nothing to […]