Clearing a path to the past

  • 1998-11-05
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - Attempts to discover the truth about the deportation of tens of thousands of Estonian citizens almost 50 years ago face many obstacles, including the inevitable passage of time. Memories have faded, faces are no longer recognizable and the health of those involved has deteriorated. Estonia has begun the process of bringing those alleged to have helped in the deportations to trial, but so far, hurdles including ill health and the death of those accused have prevented any case from being completed. Estonian lawmakers are now attempting to change this by introducing amendments to the...
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