ECRI conclusions on implementing its recommendations (excerpt on Roma), 2019

1) In its report on Lithuania (fifth monitoring cycle) published on 7 June 2016, ECRI recommended that the Lithuanian authorities, as part of the Action Plan for Roma Integration 2015-2020, resolve the difficult housing situation of Roma, inter alia by (i) co-operating more closely with and financially supporting relevant local authorities, in particular the Municipality … Continue reading "ECRI conclusions on implementing its recommendations (excerpt on Roma), 2019"

ECRI 5th report on Lithuania (excerpts on hate crime&speech), 2016

SUMMARY Since the adoption of ECRI’s fourth report on Lithuania on 22 June 2011, progress has been made in a number of fields. [..] Within the framework of the Inter-Institutional Action Plan on the Promotion of Antidiscrimination for 2012-2014, training courses had been organised for police officers, prosecutors and judges on racist and homo-/transphobic violence. … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Lithuania (excerpts on hate crime&speech), 2016"

ECRI 5th report on Lithuania (excerpts on anti-discrimination framework), 2016

SUMMARY [..] Since the adoption of ECRI’s fourth report on Lithuania on 22 June 2011, progress has been made in a number of fields. In early 2015, the authorities adopted the new Inter-Institutional Action Plan for 2015- 2020 on Non-Discrimination, which aims at assessing the current situation of relevant vulnerable groups, and at raising public … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Lithuania (excerpts on anti-discrimination framework), 2016"

ECRI 5th report on Lithuania (excerpts on historical memory & Anti-Semitism), 2016

[..] FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS I. Common topics [..] 2. Hate speech6 6 This section covers racist and homo/transphobic speech. For a definition of “hate speech” see Recommendation No. R (97) 20 of the Committee of Ministers to the member States on “hate speech”, adopted on 30.10.1997 [..] – Racist hate speech 18. Public expressions of … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Lithuania (excerpts on historical memory & Anti-Semitism), 2016"