Latvia elects former dissident with Jewish roots

The Latvian parliament elected European Court of Justice judge and former dissident Egils Levits as the new president of the Baltic state.

Latvians honour Nazi collaborators in commemoration march

For the 19th year in a row, about 1,000 people took part in a march in Riga commemorating the Nazi collaborators of the Latvian Legion, who volunteered with the Waffen-SS.

Man holding poster of Jews being killed arrested at Latvia SS march

The march in Latvia is currently the only public event in Europe and beyond honouring those who fought under the banner of the SS.

Latvian lawmaker says Russian is the language of Zionism

The Deputy speaker of the Latvian Parliament, Alexander Kirshtejns, has labelled Russian “the language of international Zionism".

Latvian President admits local complicity in Nazi atrocities

Members of the Latvian parliament, rabbis and community leaders, heads of Jewish organisations and diplomats attended a ceremony on Thursday marking 75 years since the mass murder of Latvian...

German anti-fascists prevented from protesting pro-Nazi demonstration in Latvia

Several German anti-fascists were arrested in Latvia on Tuesday after arriving to protest an annual march by former Nazi collaborators and their supporters. The marchers, whose ranks included a number...

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