Jewish population prior to the Holocaust 1939 – 90,000
1941 – 70,000
Jews murdered in the Holocaust 67,000
Operation Last Chance launched July 11, 2002 in Riga

Wiesenthal Center Protests Glorification of Latvian SS Legion by Latvian Defense Minister
October 7, 2019 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center Israel Director Among Leaders of Protest Against March of Latvian SS Veterans and Hundreds of Supporters
March 16, 2014 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center Condemns Recently-Unveiled Bauska, Latvia Memorial To Latvian Waffen-Ss Fighters
September 30, 2012 (PR)

Wiesenthal Israel Director Joins Demonstrators Against March of Waffen-SS Veterans and Supporters In Riga
March 18, 2012 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center Strongly Condemns Proposal To Bury Remains of Latvian Mass Murderer Herberts Cukurs In Riga Pantheon of Latvian Heroes
April 13, 2011 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center Praises Decision by European Commission to Reject Double-Genocide Law As Milestone in Critical Struggle Against the Rewriting of the History of the Holocaust
December 22, 2010 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center Praises Latvian Leaders’ Criticism of March To Mark Nazi Occupation of Riga But Warns Of Dire Consequences of Unprecedented Glorification of Nazi Regime In Latvia
July 1, 2010 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center Protests Decision by Riga District Court to Allow Celebration of Occupation of Riga by Nazi Germany
June 30, 2010 (PR)

Wiesenthal Center’s Chief Nazi-Hunter Responds To Criticism by Latvian Foreign Minister In Relation To Recent Riga March of Latvian SS Veterans
March 22, 2010 (PR)

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