Telšiai old cemetery

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The first to be buried in the cemetery - the tombstone "Pieta" would be buried and commemorated in this place in 1941. on the night of June from 24 to 25. In Rainiai forest NKVD-NKGB Telšiai aps. in memory of the 75 political prisoners of Telšiai Prison who were tortured by the staff of the unit and their assistants.

Aut. painter sculptor Antanas Kmieliauskas, sculptor Osvaldas Neniškis, architect Algirdas Žebrauskas.

Unveiled in 1996 June 23

Photo by A. Beresnevičius, 1999
Source genocid.lt

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