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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”

“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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Seimas postpones the project of original spelling of surnames for a year

On Tuesday, the Seimas will not consider two bills regulating the original spelling of names and surnames in personal documents. Members of the parliament have come out in favour of
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Ministry of Justice Issues Recommendations on Spelling Surnames Using Non-Lithuanian Letters

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania has issued recommendations to the Civil Registry Offices that a child’s name be entered using non-Lithuanian letters of the Latin alphabet
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Polish issues at the National Human Rights Forum

The first edition of the National Forum on Human Rights took place at Martynas Mažvydas National Library. The conference was also full of Polish issues. “Such Forum was held in
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Something is changing for the better

At the end of October I had the pleasure to participate in a conference on the theory and practice of legal regulations concerning national minorities. Ljubica Djordjević, Fernand De Varennes,
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Debate in Warsaw: Poles in Lithuania between Vilnius, Warsaw and Moscow

‘ There is a very large group of Poles in Lithuania who does not feel that AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) is a party that represents their interests’
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Nekrošius: problem of original spelling of surnames is more complicated

The meeting with members of Polish Parliament was very productive and probably Polish-Lithuanian Parliamentary Assembly will take place this year – declared the Member of the Seimas Arvydas Nekrošius, who
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Bumblauskas: Tomaszewski does not have much in common with Piłsudski

We are dealing with a conflict between Polish and Lithuanian ethnic nationalism. However, no one shapes a civic nationalizm, which based on other principles –  he said in an interview
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Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs allowed its employees to use original name spelling

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania responded to the expectations of its employees. Now the Ministry officials can write work e-mails in accordance with the original name spelling. “In
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