Home Truths About Holocaust Turn Popular Lithuanian Writer Into Public Enemy No.1

Author Ruta Vanagaite was the toast of Vilnius – until she wrote a book about her country’s involvement in the Nazi killing machine and cast doubts on a national hero. Now she says she’s scared to leave her own home without pepper spray

Allison Kaplan Sommer
Allison Kaplan Sommer
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Lithuanian author Ruta Vanagaite
Lithuanian author Ruta Vanagaite. The authorities "will try to silence a person for telling the truth about Holocaust history, with or without criminal charges," she says.
Allison Kaplan Sommer
Allison Kaplan Sommer

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