Criminal Code

Lithuanian president vetoes controversial law on reporting from court hearings

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has vetoed amendments to the Criminal Code introducing criminal liability for making material from closed court...

Reporters call on president to veto restrictions to reporting on court cases

Lithuanian reporters have asked the country's president to veto a law that introduces penalties for reporting on non-open trial procedures.

National security threats report is itself a threat to Lithuania's national security: Opinion

The latest annual report from the State Security Department (VSD), which contains a number of proposals to limit free speech, shows that siege mentality...

Proposals to outlaw disinformation 'reminiscent of Soviet era'

Critics say that the Lithuanian intelligence body's proposals to make spreading disinformation a criminal offence in order "to step up information security"...

Venckienė asks for donations to fight extradition from US

Neringa Venckienė , a former MP and a central figure in the so-called Garliava paedophilia scandal who is wanted in Lithuania, has asked her supporters for...