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Spelling of names and surnames act needed immediately!

European Foundation of Human Rights has been fighting for the rights to original name spelling in Lithuanian documents. Unfortunately courts are often helpless. -We want to show that it is… Read more »

Polish education in Lithuania vs state education policy

Today’s issue of Kurier Wileński has been mainly dedicated to discuss the subject of polish education. We present two distinctive points of view concerning, among others, stormy matter of teaching… Read more »

The Seimas is still going to defer the adoption of a law on national minorities

Yesterday Viktoras Pranckietis, the Speaker of the Seimas met with representatives of the National Communities Council of Lithuania. The meeting discussed the issues of non-Lithuanian names spelling in documents and… Read more »

Unchanged policy of the Lithuanian state towards Poles in Lithuania

Representatives of national minorities used to call the Department of National Minorities and Emigration – a department for Lithuanian state defence against minorities. The department, which was closed in 2010,… Read more »

Monika Navickienė: we are obliged to Poles for their votes

On Tuesday, 17 January the editorial office of Kurier Wileński was visited by Monika Navickienė, member of the Seimas. In last year’s election she entered the Seimas in the single-seat… Read more »

Mysterious transformation – pay heed to nationality in your passport!

One of our readers from Vilnius (who wished to remain anonymous) wanted to replace his passport. He was very surprised to hear that he had been recorded in a database… Read more »

Józef Rybak is the Pole of the Year 2016

On 4 January results of the Readers’ contest “The Pole of the Year 2016” held by Kurier Wileński were presented. The person who received the highest number of votes from… Read more »

Will the Vilnius region have Polish television?

Andrius Kubilius, former prime minister and also former leader of conservatives, proposed funding of re-transmission of one of the most popular Polish television in Vilnius region from the country’s budget…. Read more »

Is Vilnius Region going to have access to Polish television?

Andrius Kubilius, former prime minister and former leader of the Conservatives, proposed the financing of the retransmission of one of the popular Polish channels in Vilnius region from the the… Read more »

No conflict between Poland and Lithuania

Lithuanian diplomats were concerned about the amendments proposed to one of the laws prepared in the Polish parliament. The amendments assumed that Lithuanian nationalism should be put on a par… Read more »

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