Human rights in Lithuania
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Published by Naujos sistemos in Vilnius .
Written in English


  • Human rights -- Lithuania.

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Edition Notes

Statement[reviewed by Algis Krupavičius, Andrius Nevera].
ContributionsKrupavičius, Algis., Nevera, Andrius.
LC ClassificationsKKJ7460 .H86 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16251423M
ISBN 109955982136
LC Control Number2007617429

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Human Rights in Lithuania overviews how essential civil rights and freedoms implemented, as well as human rights prob-lems and progress made in Freedom of expression, assembly, and religion A significant step was made in the field of the freedom of expression when insult of private persons and public officials was decriminal-.   According to the Human Rights report, in Lithuania, “rape and domestic violence are criminal offenses” and are dealt with according to the degree of harm done to the victim. Domestic violence is one of the biggest human rights issues in Lithuania. Although there have been efforts to stop it, violence still continues. “In the first eight months of the year, police recei . Every year, Amnesty International evaluates the human rights situation in countries around the world. Stay up to date and learn about key human rights issues in Lithuania. Human Rights Committee Concluding observations () CCPR/C/LTU/CO/4 Committee on Enforced Disappearances Concluding observations () CED/C/LTU/CO/1 Concluding observations () CRPD/C/LTU/CO/1 Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Concluding observations () E/C/LTU/CO/2 Committee against Torture.

Lithuania Human Rights Refugees' and migrants' rights. A parliamentary investigation concluded that Lithuanian officials co-operated in the construction of a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) secret prison in Lithuania during the US-led "war on terror". A new law banned materials from schools that might promote same-sex and other relationships. "Human Rights Overview" - a comprehensive analysis of the state of civil and political rights and freedoms in Lithuania. Released biennially since On February 9, the Government of the Republic of Lithuania launched the document “Lithuania’s action plan on the implementation of the United Nations core principles on business and human rights” (NAP). in Lithuania)2 was acknowledged at the highest level in the Programme of the 15th Government of Lithuania, which was approved by the Seimas in December and included the Crisis Management Plan as its constituent 1 The book is published also in Lithuanian; the Lithuanian version of the book is almost twice longer than its English counterpart.

Human Rights Watch | Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor | New York, NY USA | t Human Rights Watch is a (C)(3) nonprofit registered in .   The U.S. and Lithuania share a history as valued Allies and strong partners. The United States established diplomatic relations with Lithuania in , following its declaration of independence during World War I. Lithuania was forcibly annexed by the Soviet Union in during World War II. In the 31 May European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) judgment in the case of Abu Zubaydah nia, the Court found that a secret CIA detention site operated in Lithuania for more than a year was used to commit gross violations of human rights.. By hosting this site and cooperating with the US CIA, whose agents committed torture and other rights violations, the Court held that the.   In , the Court found in 12 cases that Lithuania had violated human rights recognised in the Convention. This is 3 more than year before. When compared to the other Baltic states, we notice that Lithuania conducted the highest number of violations as in Latvia was judged for 8 and Estonia 3 violations.