The Canadian government has added its voice to condemning an annual parade held in Latvia to honour members of the Nazi SS, warning it opposes such events glorifying Adolf Hitler’s regime.
Around 1,000 people marched in the parade in Riga on March 16 to honour the Latvian SS divisions which fought for the Nazis in the Second World War. Some in the parade wore swastikas and other Nazi insignias.
The parade has been controversial for decades, with the United Nations, European Parliament and various politicians raising concerns about event while Jewish groups have called on Latvia to put a halt to the …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen