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Evaldas Balciunas is a freelance Lithuanian author and anti-fascist activist, resident in Siauliai (Shavl), specializing in exposing the Lithuanian government's repeated efforts to honor Holocaust perpetrators and collaborators. He is a resident columnist at www.DefendingHistory.com where his section is at: http://defendinghistory.com/category/balciunass-page.

ARTICLES BY: Evaldas Balciunas

July 23, 2012 3:41 pm

Why Was a Dead Nazi War Criminal Promoted to Colonel? An Open Letter to the Lithuanian Ambassador to Belarus

Ten years ago, suspected Nazi war criminal Juozas Krikštaponis (Krištaponis) was posthumously promoted to the rank of colonel of the Lithuanian army, via presidential decree. Presidential...


Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...


Following Netanyahu’s Failure to Form a Government, What Comes Next?

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked to form a government in Israel. The 70-year-old prime minister has called two elections this year,...

Middle East

For Syrian Kurds, a Leader’s Killing Deepens Sense of US Betrayal

Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf spent the final months of her life building a political party that she hoped would help shape Syria's future, drawing the attention of US officials who...


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