The Holocaust survivors facing war-crimes trials
06/06/2008
By Dana Gloger
Elderly Jews say they are outraged that Lithuania is pursuing them over their wartime role as anti-Nazi partisans

Fania Branstovsky was just 20 when she joined the Jewish partisan movement fighting the Nazis in her home country of Lithuania. In the Vilnius ghetto, she and her fellow partisans carried out attacks against the occupying German forces. By the end of the war, almost her entire family — more than 50 people –— had perished at the hands of the Nazis. Yet now, over 60 years later, she is the one being branded unpatriotic, and is reportedly under investigation by Lithuanian authorities for alleged war crimes.

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