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June 1, 1999
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A man who lived in the United States for nearly three decades returned Saturday to Lithuania rather than testify about his activities as a policeman in his Nazi-occupied homeland during World War II. The fight by Aloyzas Balsys, 86, to stay in the United States without testifying resulted last year in a landmark Supreme Court decision that fear of prosecution abroad is insufficient grounds to invoke the Fifth Amendment’s protection from self-incrimination.

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