2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (excerpts), 2020

Section 1. Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Including Freedom from: [..] E. DENIAL OF FAIR PUBLIC TRIAL [..] PROPERTY RESTITUTION The government has laws and mechanisms in place to address the issue of communal property restitution, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and advocacy groups reported that the government has made some progress on the … Continue reading "2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (excerpts), 2020"

2018 Report on International Religious Freedom

Executive Summary The constitution provides for freedom of religion, freedom of religious practice, and state recognition of religious organizations, provided they do not contradict the constitution or the law.  The government extends special benefits to nine “traditional” religious groups and more limited benefits to four “recognized” religious groups.  Religious groups must register with the government to gain … Continue reading "2018 Report on International Religious Freedom"

2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (excerpts), 2019

Section 1. Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Including Freedom from: [..] E. DENIAL OF FAIR PUBLIC TRIAL [..] PROPERTY RESTITUTION The government has laws and mechanisms in place to address the issue of property restitution, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and advocacy groups reported that the government has made some progress on the resolution … Continue reading "2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (excerpts), 2019"

Recommendation by the USA to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016

Accepted by Lithuania –  100.85 Conduct thorough investigations of alleged hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons, Roma and refugees (United States of America); Document data: the list of recommendations is contained in the Report of the Working group (A/HRC/34/9), Lithuania’s attitude in its Addendum 1 (A/HRC/34/9/Add.1) Link: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/LTIndex.aspxAlso available in the other … Continue reading "Recommendation by the USA to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016"

Recommendation by the USA to Lithuania: UPR 1st round, 2011

Accepted by Lithuania – 88.23. Develop public awareness campaigns to combat manifestations of discrimination and racism, including xenophobia, homophobia , anti-Semitism, and other forms of intolerance in order to further protect and strengthen the rights of members of minority groups, including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender individuals and the Roma community (United States of America); … Continue reading "Recommendation by the USA to Lithuania: UPR 1st round, 2011"