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Situation of polish minorities in Lithuania is a discrimination of EU citizens

Tomasz Snarski, lawyer and Doctor of juridical science, author of petition no358/2011 on language rights of Poles living in Lithuania, once again has shown matter of polish minority discrimination in… Read more »

A Seimas group for integration of minorities: Ažubalis, Kasčiūnas, Pavilionis, Razma

A temporary Michał Römer Seimas group has been created on Monday. A conservative Audronius Ažubalis has been chosen as its leader. The group has also been joined by other members of… 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 »

Diplomats from Poland and Lithuania were discussing the situation of Polish minority

The situation of Polish minority in Lithuania, agreeing on statements in issues concerning EU and NATO were the topic of Lithuanian-Polish political consultations. The mutual cooperation and international issues had… Read more »

Linkevičius and Waszczykowski In Brussels about Polish- Lithuanian relations

“After the parliamentary elections Lithuania and Poland can look at their bilateral relationships”- thinks Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius.The leader of Lithuanian diplomacy was talking about that… Read more »

Jurasz- We cannot be angry at Lithuanians

“Polish presidents Kwaśniewski and Kaczyński knew that even if nothing goes right, you have to keep fighting stubbornly. This is what shows their greatness”- says Witold Jurasz, chairman of the… Read more »

MP Leonard Talmot about the attacks on crosses

We have already informed our Readers about multiple attacks on crosses in Ejszyszki borough. The last one happened during the Saturday night. The first act of vandalism took place on… Read more »

Waldemar Tomaszewski: decisions about the Poles living in Lithuania are mellowing

– I am an optimist in the case of fulfilling postulates of Poles living in Lithuania. Those problems have to be solved once, however, it takes the eternity to make… Read more »

Portal pl.delfi.lt – as a weekly

There has been no new information appearing on the pl.delfi.lt site since 22th of July. En editor Ryszard Rotkiewicz quit. The management of the portal informed that the Polish version… Read more »

Polish march in Vilnius after a three-year-long break

The Association of Poles in Lithuania turned to the Vilnius authorities to be given authorization to march through the streets of the capital to mark the The Day of Polish Diaspora and Poles Living… Read more »

Students of the Władysław Syrokomla High School adopted a teenager from Africa

The year of the Mercy of God is a special year for all of us. We try to be better, more understanding and more sensitive to other man’s poverty. The… Read more »

Dominika Wasilewska from the Władysław Syrokomla High School won the Polish Language Olympiad

Dominika Wasilewska from the Władysław Syrokomla High School won the XXVII Literature and Polish Language Olympiad. Dominika was unable to collect the prize in person because during the announcement of… Read more »

Original spelling of surnames: pre-election bluffing?

The issue of spelling of names and surnames of Polish minority in Lithuania has been a sticking point in the Polish-Lithuanian relations. During the upcoming spring session, the Seimas is… Read more »

Discussion about Polish schools in the Department of National Minorities

Department of National Minorities to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania invited representatives of the Polish community to talk about Polish education. In front of the Department, on Raugyklos… Read more »

Longin Komołowski re-elected as the leader of „Polish Community”

Last weekend, 6-7 February, in Dom Polonii (House of Polish Community Abroad) in Pułtusk, the 9th Plenary Convention of Delegates of “Polish Community” Association took place. During the meeting, Longin… Read more »

Modern and cosy – a renovated Polish school in Šumskas

On February the 4th, Primary School in Šumskas, located on the outskirts of Vilnius County, invited the guests to celebrate the finalisation of the renovation of the school. The celebration… Read more »

Pole of the Year 2015: We should protect our Polishness

”Polishness is our mother. You cannot be ashamed of your mother only because it is poor” – priest Józef Aszkiełowicz, the winner of the “Kurier Wileński” plebiscite, said during a ceremony of… Read more »

Jan Dziedziczak: Education is the Number One Topic

“The situation of Polish education in Lithuania is the most important topic for us” Jan Dzedziczak, the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who, among other things,… Read more »

The Deputy Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the leaders of the Polish community in Lithuania: You are an incredibly important partner

On 16th January, Jan Dziedziczak, the secretary of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, who is responsible for, among other things, matters concerning the… Read more »

European Parliament concerned about discrimination against Polish schools in Vilnius

At the end of last year (2015) the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament issued another letter to the Lithuanian authorities regarding language matters of Poles in Lithuania. It… Read more »

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