Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Swastika Decriminalized in Lithuania: “Historic Legacy” Not Nazi Symbol

  1. #1
    Funding Member
    „Friend of Germanics”
    Skadi Funding Member
    Bittereinder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Last Online
    Monday, May 6th, 2019 @ 06:52 PM
    Ethnicity
    Boer
    Ancestry
    Netherlands, Germany & Norway
    Subrace
    Faordiby
    State
    Orange Free State Orange Free State
    Location
    Grootrivier
    Gender
    Age
    37
    Family
    Married
    Occupation
    Cognitive Dissident
    Politics
    Verwoerdian
    Religion
    Heretic
    Posts
    1,592
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    200
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    289
    Thanked in
    166 Posts

    Thumbs Up Swastika Decriminalized in Lithuania: “Historic Legacy” Not Nazi Symbol

    Lithuanian court defines swastika as “historic legacy,” not Nazi symbol

    A court in the Lithuanian city of Klaipeda has ruled in favor of four men who displayed swastikas at the national independence parade, stating the image is part of the country’s historic legacy and not a Nazi symbol.

    Propeller Ending the three-month case, the court justified its decision by citing the fact that a swastika is a centuries-old symbol representing the sun and found on numerous historic artifacts.

    “It is not a Nazi attribute, but a valuable symbol of the Baltic culture, an ancient sign of our ancestors, which had been stolen from them and treacherously used by other peoples,” stated one of the witnesses for the defense.

    Previously, swastikas have been displayed in Lithuania on May Day, and once in front of the Presidential Palace in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, IA Regnum news agency reports. Neither of the instances had prompted police or legal action.
    http://rt.com/Politics/2010-05-19/li...html?fullstory
    Although the word "Commando" was wrongly used to describe all Boer soldiers, a commando was a unit formed from a particular district. None of the units was organized in regular companies, battalions or squadrons. The Boer commandos were individualists who were difficult to control, resented formal discipline or orders, and earned a British jibe that"every Boer was his own general".

  2. #2
    Account Inactive

    Join Date
    May 2010
    Last Online
    Saturday, October 30th, 2010 @ 02:33 AM
    Ethnicity
    Caribbean/westerner
    Ancestry
    German,Italian, swedish, English,
    Country
    Other Other
    Location
    west indies
    Gender
    Age
    38
    Family
    Single adult
    Occupation
    music
    Politics
    A political
    Religion
    Christian
    Posts
    150
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Glad to see it courts sided with logic.
    i do not support Nazi views but i dont support censoring symbols that are thousands of years old, you cant even say the word aryan without people raising eye brows.
    if some people had it there way they would outlaw the German language.



  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Thyriusz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Last Online
    Monday, October 17th, 2011 @ 09:24 PM
    Ethnicity
    Deutsch
    Ancestry
    Westfalen
    Country
    Germany Germany
    State
    North Rhine-Westphalia North Rhine-Westphalia
    Gender
    Family
    Single adult
    Religion
    Heathen
    Posts
    105
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    1
    Thanked in
    1 Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Article View Post
    “It is not a Nazi attribute, but a valuable symbol of the Baltic culture, an ancient sign of our ancestors, which had been stolen from them and treacherously used by other peoples,” stated one of the witnesses for the defense.
    Although i think it is a good step for the Lithuanians - that point made me laugh.

Similar Threads

  1. Can Anyone Identify This Swastika-Like Symbol?
    By Nova in forum Runes & Sinnbildkunde
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011, 05:13 PM
  2. Swastika Decriminalized in Lithuania
    By Ocko in forum Articles & Current Affairs
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Friday, July 23rd, 2010, 07:05 AM
  3. Is the Swastika A Spiritual Symbol?
    By sonnenrad in forum Runes & Sinnbildkunde
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: Tuesday, July 26th, 2005, 10:57 PM
  4. 'The Cry of the Wolves': 'Nazi legacy'?
    By Phlegethon in forum Film, TV, & Performing Arts
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Saturday, October 11th, 2003, 11:27 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •