Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimise Riiklik Komisjon
[Estonian State Commission on the Examination of the Policies of Repression]
The Estonian parliament established the commission in 1991 to research acts of violence committed by occupying powers on the territory of the Estonian Republic and against Estonian citizens, as well as to assess the economic damage caused to the people of Estonia. The commission will publish a report of its findings by 2004. Professor Emeritus Vello Salo currently chairs the commission.
15162 Tallinn, Estonia
Inimsusevastaste Kuritegude Uurimise Eesti Rahvusvahelise Komisjon
[Estonian International Commission for the Investigation of Crimes against Humanity] Mr. Lennart Meri, President of the Republic of Estonia, established the International Commission for the Investigation of Crimes against Humanity on October 2, 1998. The commission, chaired by Max Jacobson, is an independent, nongovernmental organization whose purpose is to investigate what crimes against Estonian citizens occurred in Estonia during the Holocaust. The preliminary report, Phase II: The German Occupation of Estonia, 1941–1944, can be found on the commission’s Web site. The full report will be published by the end of 2002. Members of the commission include the following:
- Minister Max Jakobson, Chairman
- Uffe Ellemann-Jensen
- Paul Goble
- Peter Reddaway
- Nicholas Lane
- Arseni Roginski
- Wolfgang Freiherr von Stetten
Estonia participated in the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets.
Estonia participated in the London Conference on Nazi Gold.
Estonia participated in the Vilnius International Forum on Holocaust Era Looted Cultural Assets. Proceedings of the forum can be found at http://www.vilniusforum.lt.