Remove All Memorials to Nazi Collaborators from Public & State Facilities
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To the Lithuanian Government and Parliament

Remove All Memorials to Nazi Collaborators from Public & State Facilities

    1. Dr. Krystyna Steiger
    2. Petition by

      Dr. Krystyna Steiger

      Montreal, Canada

PHOTO:  The plaque outside the lecture hall at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas), named for the Nazi puppet 'prime minister' of the 1941 provisional government,  Juozas Ambrazevicius-Brazaitis, who signed the order for Jews to be herded into a ghetto. This plaque is just one of many state-sponsored memorials in Lithuania, commemorating local Nazi collaborators.  For more, see:

To allow such memorials to remain would do grave and permanent damage to Lithuania's international reputation as a democratic nation, constitute an equally grave offense against the memory of the victims of the Lithuanian Holocaust, as well as its survivors, both in Lithuania and abroad, and insult the convictions of all proud Lithuanians who oppose the systemic whitewashing and so-called "correction" of Lithuanian Holocaust history.

As has put it:   “Lithuania has her magnificent real heroes of 1941: the inspirational people who saved an innocent neighbor from the LAF and Provisional Government’s reign of genocide, starting with the war’s first week. They are that year’s heroes of history, who should be honored. May their families live to see streets and squares named for them.”

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Recent signatures


    1. Reached 750 signatures
    2. GOOD NEWS! We're extending the petition with a broader focus!

      Dr. Krystyna Steiger
      Petition Organizer

      In this, the 3rd version of my original petition, which first urged Vytautas Magnus University to cancel its scheduled conference honoring Holocaust collaborator Juozas Ambrazevicius(-Brazaitis), I respectfully ask the government and parliament of Lithuania to remove from state-sponsored institutions and public places all memorials, plaques, street names and other honors dedicated to pro-Nazi individuals and institutions of 1941 that contributed to the Lithuanian Holocaust.
      THE ABOVE PHOTO, as just one example, shows the commemorative plaque outside the VMU auditorium named for Ambrazevicius-Brazaitis, who signed the order in 1941 for Jews to be herded into a ghetto (for more visuals see:

      Sincere thanks to all signatories thus far, and please recommend this petition to to whomever you think would like to support a great cause!

      Krystyna Anna Steiger

    3. Reached 500 signatures
    4. PROGRESS! As a result of this petition, Vytautas Magnus U has pulled out!

      Dr. Krystyna Steiger
      Petition Organizer

      BUT all four days of events (17, 18, 19, 20 May) honoring Brazaitis progress as before, so this is now directed to the LITHUANIAN GOVERNMENT, which is financing the reburial and the ceremonies of commemoration.

    5. Reached 100 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • yun do kyung TOKYO, JAPAN
      • 6 months ago


    • Bobby Calvert HAWICK, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 7 months ago

      The Nazis and those who collaborated with them are a curse on humanity we must Honor the murdered, but do not honor their murderers!

    • Andrea Goldstein MEXICO, MEXICO
      • 8 months ago

      We can not continue living in a world of twisted values. These people where murderers they deserve eternal punishment.

    • judy lepski LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 9 months ago

      my family was killed in the holocaust

    • Hubert Zhu AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      Why would anyone honour the Nazis? They were douchebags; I mean seriously, they sucked at fixing Germany's economy.


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