Human Rights Committee

Russian Embassy calls removal of Soviet sculptures in Vilnius "barbaric mockery" (1)

The removal of Soviet sculptures at Antakalnis Cemetery in Vilnius, started on Tuesday, is "barbaric mockery", the Russian Embassy in Vilnius said, calling...

Vilnius starts dismantling Soviet sculptures despite UN committee warnings

Workers on Tuesday started dismantling the monument to Soviet World War Two soldiers in Vilnius' Antakalnis Cemetery, despite interim measures imposed by the...

Administrative proceedings launched over Paleckis associate’s actions in cemetery

The police have launched administrative proceedings over the actions of Kazimieras Juraitis in Antakalnis Cemetery in Vilnius.

Vilnius Municipality covers monument to Soviet soldiers in Antakalnis Cemetery in black cloth

On Thursday, 13 October, Vilnius City Municipality covered the monument depicting Soviet soldiers in Antakalnis Cemetery in black cloth.

Authorities are considering how to pre-empt Paleckis’ potentially unlawful activities

The Ministry of Justice has established a working group to consider how to pre-empt Algirdas Paleckis’ potentially unlawful activities from prison, where...