List/Grid Tag Archives: Topographic signs

Butkevičius: No bilingual plates.

The PM Algirdas Butkevičius informed that there will be no bilingual plates in the regions densely populated by national minorities. The PM, after the meeting with the conservative faction, stated… Read more »

Lithuanian members of the Seimas demand explanations from Borusewicz

A group of Lithuanian Seimas members requested the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, the Speaker of the Seimas Loreta Graužinienė and the Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius to address an enquiry… Read more »

Delegation of Members: National and Ethnic Minorities Act is a blackmail by AWPL

On Thursday, Parliament will continue to consider National and Ethnic Minorities Act that was harshly criticized by some Members. Amongst opponents were not only representatives of Conservatives and politicians supporting… Read more »

Deliberations on the Law on National Minorities once again adjourned. Critics on the offensive

The Seimas started to examine the Law on National Minorities, however because of the end of time allocated to this law the chairman of the meeting  Algirdas Sysas proposed to… Read more »

State Commission of the Lithuanian Language against bilingual inscriptions

On buses which are taking one of new routes in Vilnius District appeared bilingual inscriptions: ‘Vilnius-Rastinėnai’- in Lithuanian and ‘Wilno-Rostyniany’- in Polish.The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language (pl. Inspekscja… Read more »

Bilingual tables return to the project on the Law on National Minorities

On Wednesday the Human Rights Committee of the Lithuanian Seym was again slanting about the project on the Law on National Minorities. At the meeting was added a notation to… Read more »

Józef Rybak: I will not struggle against the mother-tounge

As he was appointed for the new position, Józef Rybak, the new director of administration of Šalčininkai region’s self-government, has received so called inheritance in the form of the fine… Read more »

The lack of the Law on National Minorities becomes an increasing problem

Although the question of national minorities in Lithuania is raised frequently, steps are still not taken towards the legal regulation of the current issues concerning minorities. The lack of the… Read more »

Grybauskaitė: The issue of bilingual street signs is delicate in the Russian context

The President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė said in the interview to the Polish Press Agency (PAP) that the issue of bilingual street signs brought up by the Polish minority in… Read more »

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