European Court of Human Rights

Ex-OMON member serving life sentence in Lithuania appeals to Strasbourg court

Konstantin Mikhailov , a former member of a Soviet special police unit who is serving a life sentence in Lithuania for his role in the killings of...

The gay kiss that could change a city in Lithuania

While Lithuania still struggles to defend equal rights for all her citizens, some of them are tired of waiting and are starting to take brave initiatives to...

Crisis-era pension cuts didn't violate human rights in Lithuania - ECHR

The austerity measures taken by the earlier conservative government during a crisis did not violate human rights, the European Court of Human Rights ruled...

Strasbourg court asks Vilnius for explanations over non-Lithuanian names in passports

The European Court of Human Rights has asked the Lithuanian government for an update on the latest changes of the country's legal system in connection to...

European Parliament lifts Lithuanian MEP Paksas' immunity

The European Parliament on Wednesday lifted the legal immunity of Lithuanian MEP Rolandas Paksas .