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Publications by the Human Rights Monitoring Institute

Liberties’ annual Rule of Law Report on the European Union is published

The fifth annual report on the state of the rule of law in the European Union is published byLiberties, the European Union for Civil Liberties – the most comprehensive report on the rule of law in the EU to date from the civil society network. The report, prepared by the Human Rights Monitoring Institute together …

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Analytical study: the situation of migrants and asylum seekers in Lithuania

When the so-called migration crisis hit Lithuania in 2021, it became clear that Lithuania was unprepared for the challenge of the migration phenomenon in various senses, both in the short and the long term. While attempts are still being made to paint the migrant crisis as a “well-managed hybrid attack crisis”, it is important to …

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Memo to the media: how to reduce hatred?

In March and April, the Human Rights Monitoring Institute invited media representatives to trainings in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda on the topics of reducing hatred against the LGBTQ+ community and respectful communication. The training has resulted in a memo for media representatives, in which the team of the Human Rights Monitoring Institute provides some tips …

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Human Rights in Lithuania 2020-2021 Overview: pandemic, migrant crisis, stalling civil partnership law, criminalization of stalking and other highlights

The Human Rights Monitoring Institute has published its 12th biennial report – Human Rights in Lithuania 2020-2021, produced in partnership with various human rights experts, covers key developments in the areas of freedom of expression, assembly and religion, discrimination, violence against women, rights of LGBTQI+ community, rights of people with disabilities, rights of convicted persons, …

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Human rights in Lithuania 2020-2021 Overview

4 July. 5 pm. The 11th edition of the Lithuanian National Martynas Mažvydas Library was presented The Eleventh Review of the Situation of Human Rights in Lithuania “Human Rights in Lithuania 2020-2021”. The Human Rights Watch biennial report on the human rights situation, prepared in cooperation with independent experts, covers key developments in the areas …

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REPORT ON ENSURING HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS IN PLACES OF TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION OF FOREIGNERS HAVING CROSSED THE BORDER OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA WITH THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

After assessing the human rights of foreigners in places of temporary accommodation, the Seimas Ombudsman, Head of the Office Augustinas Normantas submitted a report recommending the Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonyte to pay attention to violations identified in the report and take all measures to ensure that admission of foreigners fully complies with the European and international law, …

REPORT ON ENSURING HUMAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS IN PLACES OF TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION OF FOREIGNERS HAVING CROSSED THE BORDER OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA WITH THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS Read More »

HATE CRIMES AND HATE SPEECH: OVERVIEW OF THE SITUATION IN LITHUANIA

We are inviting you to read a summary of the research HATE-CRIMES-AND-HATE-SPEECH-OVERVIEW-OF-THE-SITUATION-IN-LITHUANIA carried out by European Foundation of Human Rights, together with the Human Rights Monitoring Institute, Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights and Lithuanian Police School. This publication is in the framework of the implementation of the project “#PoliceAcademy_LT: Promoting Effective Response to Hate Crime and Hate Speech in …

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