European Court of Human Rights

Council of Europe criticizes Lithuania over failure to address sex change

The Council of Europe has warned Lithuania over its failure to adopt laws that would allow sex change surgeries.

Lithuanian president discusses human rights protection with ECHR delegation

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the country should do everything in its power to abide by the Convention for the Protection of Human...

ECHR: Lithuania's impeached president should be allowed to run in 2016 elections

An official of the European Court of Human Rights has said in response to an ad hoc parliamentary commission about restoration of rights of the Order and...

How many W's will there be in Lithuanian passports? (2)

Eight thousand names that are in breach of the standard language norms have been registered in Lithuania, so such forms of the person's name could be...

Seimas passes law giving media greater protection from law enforcement

On Thursday, the Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on Provision of Information to the Public and the Code of Criminal Procedure initiated...