Prison Department

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...

JustMin considers turning to law-enforcement over irregularities in prisons

The Lithuanian Justice Ministry is considering turning to law-enforcement bodies over irregularities identified during an audit of the Prison Department ,...

President calls for stepping up prison system reform

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday called for stepping up reforms in the country's prison system after meeting with Elvinas Jankevičius ,...