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Latvia: State Security Service moves to prosecute man over deportation comments

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

On March 30, 2020, Latvia’s State Security Service (VDD) initiated a criminal prosecution against  an individual in connection with offensive comments made about deportations to Siberia under Soviet occupation, according to information posted on the VDD’s website on April 8. “Last year, on the day of the commemoration of the victims of the Communist genocide on March 25, the person published a comment in Russian on the social network Facebook, claiming…