In Brief - 2003-02-20

  • 2003-02-20
Wiesenthal Center ad rejectedMajor Estonian newspapers have refused to publish an ad by the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center that offers a large reward for information on surviving war criminals, arguing that the ad contradicts the law and journalistic ethics. The advertisement says that "while accession to NATO is good, it won't wipe out your history." Later, it reads, "During the Holocaust, Nazis and their Estonian henchmen murdered thousands of Jews in Estonia as well as in other countries." The sum of $10,000 stands in bold, followed by a smaller text saying that the money will be ...
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