List/Grid Tag Archives: Human rights

Game of killing Roma: Inhabitants of Vilnius Roma camp targeted

A computer game company used live targets in an advertisement for its product – people living in the Vilnius Roma camp. The situation has already caused an uproar in the… Read more »

The court: Russian councilor from Klaipeda broke the oath

The Lithuanian Administrative Court announced that the councilor of the city of Klaipeda from the Union of Russians Vyacheslav Titov broke the oath when he accused the commander of the… Read more »

According to most of the citizens Lithuania does not obey human rights

According to public opinion poll, a bit over half of the citizens say that their rights are not provided. Asked if Lithuania obeys human rights, 9% of people answered yes,… Read more »

Skvernelis in Soleczniki: You should regard yourselves as cohosts in this country

“There is no place for divisions – here is the Soleczniki region and there is Lithuania, or vice versa. And it is up to you to ensure there is no… 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 »

Grand celebration of Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day in Vilnius

After a three-year break, the Association of Poles in Lithuania once again organised a celebratory march along Vilnian streets on the occasion of the Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day,… Read more »

Liberals in PKD: Unsolved Polish problems are a shame of Lithuania

 “Liberals have always consistently voted for solving the so-called Polish postulates concerning original transcription and bilingual inscriptions,” assured Eligijus Masiulis, Chairman of the Liberal Movement, at the meeting in the… Read more »

Thousandth mass rally in defence of national minorities’ schools

 “We, parents of students attending national minorities’ schools, as well as parents of children attending kindergartens, are against the current Vilnius authorities’ nationalistic and discriminative policy towards the national minorities’… Read more »

In the Seimas – problems and achievements of the national minorities’ education in Lithuania

The conference “National minorities’ education in Lithuania: past, present, future” will take place on 16th March in the Lithuanian Seimas. It will start at 9.00 a.m. in the conference room… Read more »

Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

Last year the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Lithuanian authorities concerning the linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania. The official document was filed because of a… Read more »

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