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Acts to the Spelling of Names Bill. EAPL–CFA Did Not Vote for the Necessary Amendments

In the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania, two very important for Poles in Lithuania amendments were considered, without which the recently adopted  Law on the Spelling of Names would
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Scandalous digitalization of historic Vilnian graveyards

The local government of Vilnius finalized the first step in the digitalization of personal data from the Vilnian cemeteries. The permits for burial will now be issued online. Unfortunately, a
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First court win regarding the use of diacritical marks in Lithuanian documents.

Fist court case regarding the use of diacritical marks in Lithuanian documents has been won. Vilnian regional court allows putting a letter “ń” in a passport. The regional court in
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A court in Vilnius allowed the diacritical mark in a document. “There is no evidence

The European Foundation of Human Rights informs that the District Court of the City of Vilnius issued a decision on January 27, in which it obliged the Vilnius Registry Office
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The End of the Lithuanian SSR

The Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic ceased to exist on March 11, 1990, when the Supreme Council passed the declaration on the restoration of independence. Formally, it probably existed until the
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From Mickevičius to Mickiewicz. The President of Lithuania Nausėda has signed original name spelling bill

Lithuanian President, Gitanas Nausėda, has signed into law the bill on the original spelling of non-Lithuanian names in Latin-based characters, approved by the Lithuanian Parliament. The amended law provides that
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Dariusz Lewicki: digitization of the historical cemeteries of Vilnius below criticism

In the second half of last year, great news spread around Vilnius – the local government of the Lithuanian capital finalized the first stage of digitization of data from Vilnius
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What should the people wanting to use name inherited from ancestors in official documents do?

Bill on writing non-Lithuanian names is to be submitted to a debate of the parliament next week. Even if the act will be adopted, Polish people living in Lithuania still
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“I have the right to the original spelling of names and surnames” – interview with

Dr. Łukasz Wardyn, legal expert of the European Foundation of Human Rights, was a guest at Studio Wilno on December 30, 2021. The topic of conversation was a campaign run
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“I have the right to the original spelling of names and surnames”

“I have the right to the original spelling of names and surnames” -It is the title of the campaign of the European Foundation of Human Rights, in short EFHR, which
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