• 1999-02-04
The case against Aleksandras Lileikis, accused of turning 75 Jews over to Nazi death squads during World War II, may well come to an abrupt end now that a panel of doctors has ruled the ailing 91-year-old is too ill to stand trial.But Lithuanians are dead wrong if they think this anti-climactic ending will shift the world's eyes from the painful past of Nazi-occupied Lithuania.The Holocaust happened. It happened on an allegedly civilized continent in an allegedly enlightened time. It happened all over Europe, including Lithuania. It's true that Stalinist crimes in the region are too often d...
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