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Court rejects January 13 convict Mel's complaint

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court on Friday rejected a complaint of Russian citizen Yuri Mel , a former Soviet military officer convicted in the...

Investigation: transfer from Lukiškės prison potentially violated rights of convicts

The Seimas Ombudsman Augustinas Normantas , in his latest thematic report on the human rights situation in detention facilities , notes that following...

Training center to replace old correctional facility in Vilnius

The demolition of an unused complex of buildings that used to house a correctional facility will start in Vilnius on Tuesday.

Number of prisoners to be decreased in Lithuania - minister

Lithuania's Ministry of Justice is working on a project which, if fully implemented, should contribute to reducing the number of prisoners in the country by...

Number of registered new HIV cases falls in Lithuanian this year

Eighty-eight persons, including 69 men and 19 women, were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Lithuania in January through July this...

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