Off the Wire

  • 1999-01-21
ISRAELI PRESSURE OVER NAZI TRIALS: Israeli Parliament Chairman Dan Tichon said in Vilnius Jan. 14 that Lithuanian must be "more vigorous" in prosecuting alleged Nazi war criminals. Tichon said he had delivered his message to President Valdas Adamkus and Parliament Chairman Vytautas Landsbergis in private meetings. His visit came one week after the trials of Aleksandras Lileikis and Kazys Gimzauskas, both accused of handing over Jews to Nazi death squads during World War II, were suspended pending medical tests to determine whether they are able to appear in court to stand trial.LANGUAGE A P...
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