Chiune Sugihara

Japanese diplomat's son finds forged 'visas for life' in Lithuanian archives (1)

The youngest son of Chiune Sugihara , a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, discovered in the Lithuanian Central State...

Sugihara Week kicks off in Kaunas

Lithuania's second-biggest city of Kaunas is launching on Monday a week of events to commemorate Chiune Sugihara , a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands...

Light of the Dutch diplomat Zwartendijk will light up Kaunas

Visiting King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will on Friday unveil in Kaunas, Lithuanian second-largest...

Monument to Zwartendijk to restore historic memory, organizers say

A monument to a Dutch Jew savor in Lithuania's second-largest city of Kaunas, to be built after four years of preparations, will restore the historic memory...

Light installation for rescuer of Jews planned in central Kaunas, Lithuania

A light installation is planned in Lithuania's second city Kaunas to honor Jan Zwartendijk , honorary consul of the Netherlands who rescued Jews in the...