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HRMI founder Henrikas Mickevičius: With political and civil rights established in Lithuania, it is time to focus on new human rights issues

On 30 September 2023, The Human Rights Monitoring Institute celebrated its 20th anniversary. Henrikas Mickevičius, one of the founders of the HRMI, a lawyer, an expert in European Union law and human rights, and a former member of the United Nations Working Group on Abductions and Enforced Disappearances, explains how the Institute was born, what …

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Human Rights in Lithuania 2013-2014: Overview

On June 17, HRMI released its 8th overview „Human Rights in Lithuania: 2013-2014“. The Overview is the only periodic assessment of the human rights situation in Lithuania conducted by more than 20 independent experts. It covers rights of the child, women’s rights, freedom of speech, assembly and religion, prohibition of torture and other fundamental rights. Read …

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Human Rights in Lithuania: 2009-2010 Overview

On 26 May 2011, HRMI presented its traditional independent assessment of human rights in Lithuania “Human Rights in Lithuania 2009-2010: Overview”, which is based on in-house research, reports and other documents prepared by government institutions, Lithuanian and international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations, media monitoring data, and consultations with experts. In 2009, when presenting the 2007-2008 …

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Human Rights in Lithuania: 2007-2008 Overview

On June 10th, 2009 HRMI released the fifth human rights overview. The Overview covers the situation of fundamental political and civil rights in Lithuania during the period of 2007-2008. It reviews the implementation of the right to political participation, the right to freedom of expression, the right to respect for private life and the right …

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Implementation of human rights in Lithuania: 2006 overview

On 15 May this year, the Human Rights Monitoring Institute presented its fourth annual human rights review, Human Rights Implementation in Lithuania 2006. The 2006 Review states that many people in the country feel insecure, afraid to express themselves freely, feel a lack of justice, and distrust state institutions. An analysis of the human rights …

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Human Rights in Lithuania 2004: Overview

HRMI has prepared its second report on human rights implementation in Lithuania. The overview focuses on problematic areas and formulates recommendations for improvements. This overview identifies the main violations of human rights in 2004 concerning the right to political participation, the right to privacy, the right to a fair trial, human rights in police activities, …

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Human Rights in Lithuania: 2003 Overview

On 10 June 2004, HRMI released its first assessment of the state of human rights in Lithuania. The human rights overview pays special attention to under-examined issues, such as the right to political participation, the right to privacy, the rights of crime victims, and the rights of other vulnerable groups. The report revealed numerous violations …

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