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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’
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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
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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
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M. Kuchciński: Don’t spoil something that binds us

Lithuanian authorities obviously don’t understand or don’t hear the voice of their citizens. The polish minority protest was noticed by the Polish representatives: “I came on behalf of the Polish
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The national minorities’ schools in Lithuania announce a general strike

The communities of the national minorities in Lithuania proclaim a general strike. It is a sign of protest against the actions of authorities aimed at educational institutions teaching children in
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Mayor of Vilnius: Vilnius Civil Registry Office will write surnames with the notorious letters “w,

Vilnius City Council see no reasons to contest the Vilnius City District Court judgement regarding the change of the surname of a Lithuanian woman and putting the “w” letter in
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Sabatauskas: The decision of the court regarding the letter “w” might cause anxiety

Yesterday the Vilnius Regional Court obliged Vilnius Civil Registry Office to allow a Lithuanian woman married to a Belgian man to write their surname in the marriage certificate with the
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Miroslaw Szejbak as the vice-President of the Congress of Polish Education

Miroslaw Szejbak from the Forum of Polish Schools’ Parents in Lithuania has made a vice-president of the Congress of Polish Education. In Krakow, there was the 2nd Congress of the
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Decision of the capital Council: “Lelewel” to Żyrmuny

The liberal-conservative bulldozer drove around the schools of national minorities in Vilnius. The High School called after J. Lelewel has a chance to obtain the status of a secondary school,
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Parents of children belonging to national minorities write to president

As we have been already informing, on Monday, 13th July, outside the Presidential Palace in Vilnius. the communities of Polish and Russian schools functioning in Vilnius organised a picket protesting
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