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Jewish Related Issues:
All the newspapers report on the visit of Efraim Zuroff and
yesterday's press conference in the LOEK. As it is already
known Simon Wiesenthal Center begins the campaign "Last
Chance" - that means 10,000 USD to any person who reports about anyone that participated
in crimes against the Jews during World War II.
will be sponsored by found "Targum Shlishi", Miami, established by Aryeh Rubin, the victim of Holocaust. A. R. also came
to Riga and participated in press conference. He said that
it is becoming very difficult to bring war criminals to
account because of their age, which is why it must be done
as soon as possible. E. Z. told a press conference that
several dozen Nazi war criminals still live in Latvia undisturbed.
He added that even more there are in Lithuania but less
in Estonia. "T" and "VS" emphasized also that Arkadij Sukharenko, chairman of the Latvian Jewish Community,
also called on everyone, including Zuroff, to consider
every single word they say since Latvia is the country
where representatives of many nations, including Jews,
"TEL" cites the reaction of MFA of Latvia to Zuroff's visit:
Too general and incorrect opinions about Nazis* crimes
can not assist in finding out the truth".
In its turn, "TEL" adds, the Embassy of USA supports the Wiesenthal Center's initiative - on yesterday's
conference the US Embassy was represented by Victoria Sloan,
Head of Public Relations Department - from "TEL" p.2. with picture of V. Straume of EZ and Arkadij Sukharenko - "Operation Last Chance"; "T", p. 2 with AFI picture of E.Z. and A.S, - "The Nazi's Head Costs 10,000 USD"; "D", p. 3, with picture of J. Buls of E.Z. - "Wiezenthal's Center Announces the "Last Chance" Operation"; "VS", p. I, with AFI picture of E.Z. - "Nazis1 Hunters Trace War Criminals".
"N" reported shortly that
E. Zuroff submitted to the Director General of Estonian Security
Police, Juri Pihl, a list of 17 persons, suspected of collaboration
in Holocaust on the territory of Estonia.