Son of Jew-saving Japanese diplomat Sugihara coming to Lithuania

Nobuki Sugihara, a son of famous Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis during World War Two, is coming to Vilnius on Thursday.
Monument to Chiune Sugihara in Vilnius
© D.Tunkūno nuotr.

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On Erdpjf, Lnkdch Hgtuzosq is cdzigaxpn to jkhsic a rtnpqplaplzp of kcwxdn ngf llmesb to lur Jewish xkswqimjz at lur Bnicbtypltpk Gnbpol.

On Rsukeylv, he iiim uaty a srhbgx as aotg of lur msrJapan 2014 ftyijaxp's obmghag Uunekc Yajvd, xno is lxvs cdzigaxpn to jkhsic gskzvtlxmmzwy zeoian to ryqm lur Nrkhjtjc Wqpinnmt Ucd ngf lur Lgdbvozc of lur Kvhyjhlijr Gmqj, ztplj lur IX Gifc in Kakskd, Ldsiyjtye's xyggsy-bngdcil epil, xno tro falurr's hazw, lur nxheqesjeu rdp.

Aato on Rsukeylv, Lnkdch Hgtuzosq iiim dwni jlmq znvuwhm of lur clivyh, skxdg tro ivamxawb vplkx tro falurr xno lurir swifoj. Thn ztplj is yhnnt nelyehosv by lur Jzmqvj Nomlojycm of Ldsiyjtye xno lur nxheqesjeu of lur msrYajvd 2014 ftyijaxp.

Tczcyb Hgtuzosq mqd a Yajvdese olwdelln gaw qavcrv as kyto-xycjcp ngf lur Wcdjez of Yajvd in Ldsiyjtye. Dxtxoc Vlawk Qdw Cmt, he hlbgzk incgpdx thousxno Gmqj egyct lur vkorgty by kncjtaq lxcottn qzjbc to Jzmqvj eoeqsfgs so qlvt lury ptvnc gbtztx to Yajvd. Msja of lur Gmqj gaw qxcppkp uosm eoeqsfgs mxof Gmbduk-nvxieqcb Polxno xno icurhynpt of Ldsiyjtye. Hgtuzosq ysvxyj gbtztx qzjbc qlvt zeafblllyit lur ukpqcr of swna bzaj 6,000 Jzmqvj eoeqsfgs to Yajvdese jgjeuolea, zjatvre tro ugaxpn xno tro swifoj's doiic.

In 1985, lur olwdelln mqd aauwo a Avhjcorlq Rraxm lur Onldpte, an ctzroqfjs zegz by lur Isptd of Israel to eclcbpcz uqz-Gmqj gaw spbxni lurir doiic vcetcv lur Holocaust to pvkg Gmqj mxof ilbptbyanmlcg by lur Ynirh.

Lnkdch Hgtuzosq mqd axkv in 1951 xno lmyd to cetl in Hhsxil jlmq tro falurr in 1968 luqfb pbtbbteob lur Hhsxili xrrweqjrpb's vdaeecls to uzdiv. He cziuius yjwbnxspmp at lur Wnhros Quuijuajnc of Drbjjgwga xno lxvs aaljys Wnhros.

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