List/Grid Tag Archives: Law

The Board of Migration: None ‘w’ in a passport.

When issuing passports and identity cards, letters from other alphabets than Lithuanian are not used, as Edita Prilepskienė, the head of the Passport Department of the Board of Migration  informs…. Read more »

Graužinienė: The act on the surnames spelling is “incidental”

The law on the original spelling of names is incidental, says the chairman of the parliament, Loreta Graužinienė, and encourages to approach the case constructively. “I think this bill is… Read more »

Institutional discrimination

Lithuanian Ministry of Justice is proposing explicitly discriminating way of changing the Lithuanian Constitution. As we informed many times, Lithuania once again raised the issue on the referendum concerning the… Read more »

The spelling of names: the case of common fatigue

The case of names spelling is not so easy to solve. It is also really exhausting, as one can notice after today’s meeting of the parliament. In the morning, during… Read more »

Lithuanian World Community against referendum on the issue of dual citizenship

The committee of Lithuanian World Community and Seimas has adopted a resolution in which appeals to MPs to vote against referendum on the issue of dual citizenship. Lithuanian Emigration representatives… Read more »

“Polish, get out of Lithuania” – the incident in Solneczniki

Anti-Polish inscriptions occurred in Solneczniki. Police started investigation while the local people bought colour in order to paint the inscriptions out. “Locals reacted very maturely on this provocation” – said… Read more »

A Polish word on Lithuanian cementaries

Lithuanian nationalists, during one of their rallies against local Polish, were said to have threaten them that if they wanted to have Polish inscriptions in the public, they would get… Read more »

Krzysztof Szczepanik: Not enough Poles in Lithuania

During my last visit in Lithuania, the inhabitant of Trakai, who is a half-Pole and a half-Lithuanian, began to express his great regrets about the local Poles. The main charge… Read more »

M. C. Cytacki has lost with ‘the Pole-man’

Mariusz Cezary Cytacki was offended by the video ‘the Pole-man’ (“zmogus Lenkas”) and turned to the capital prosecutors asking for the investigation on “public ridicule of people of Polish origin,… Read more »

Forest or money – the owners of unrecovered land have one week to decide

Urban land owners who have not yet regained their rights to land, have only over a week to decide whether to apply for compensation in the form of the forest…. Read more »

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