European Court of Human Rights

UN committee calls on Lithuania to investigate CIA prison suspicions, ensure LGBTI rights

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has called on Lithuania to fully investigate suspicions that a secret CIA prison operated in Lithuania.

ECHR awards ex-gang member EUR 12,000 for inadequate detention conditions in Lithuania

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Lithuania to pay over 12,000 euros in compensation to a convicted gang member for inadequate detention...

Lithuanian govt holds consultations on ECHR's CIA prison ruling

The Lithuanian government's representative at the European Court of Human Rights has started consultations with the justice and foreign ministers one...

LVŽS leader's proposed centenary amnesty worth discussion, Lithuanian justmin says

An amnesty on the occasion of Lithuania's centenary and the upcoming visit of Pope Francis , proposed by Ram ū nas Karbauskis , leader of the ruling...

Russian activist plans to learn Lithuanian, teach at university after getting asylum

Russian political activist Dmitry Buchenkov says he plans to learn Lithuanian and teach at a university after he was granted political asylum in the...