European Court of Human Rights

Seimas takes step toward allowing Paksas to run in elections

The Seimas has made another step towards opening the way for Lithuania's impeached former president Rolandas Paksas to stand as a candidate in elections.

Seimas to debate amendments allowing Paksas to run in elections

The Seimas plans to debate on Thursday draft constitutional amendments that would pave the way for Lithuania's impeached former president, Rolandas Paksas ,...

Beniušis. CIA prison case: how long will the government continue its ostrich policy?

In December 2014 Barack Obama 's administration warned Lithuania about a forthcoming US Senate report on secret CIA prisons.

PM calls on law-enforcement to use all possibilities in CIA prison probe

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that law-enforcement officials must use all possibilities to investigate the circumstances surrounding...

Lithuanian government appeals ECHR ruling on CIA prison

The government has appealed the European Court of Human Rights ' ruling that a Saudi Arabia-born Palestinian was unlawfully interrogated at a secret CIA...