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2014-04-18

Vilnius Court determines the penalty for violating the rights of asylum-seekers

The Vilnius City District Court, in its judgment in the case involving the compensation of damages suffered by two citizens of Afghanistan due to their illegal detention, held today that the State of Lithuania was in error. As a result, the state was held liable to compensate the Afghans for the loss suffered, estimated by the court to be 21,900 litas (about 6342 euro).

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2014-02-10

Does the public really like detentions?

Does the public really like detentions? Cold, stench and repugnant dirt – that is the everyday life of arrest facilities. People here come and go. People suspected of murder, rape and economic crime are kept together in large common cells. The arrest often turns to pre-trial detention, and then it lasts far more than a day or two.

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2014-04-08

Submission to the Committee of Ministers: L v. Lithuania (UPDATED 2014-04-08)

Submission to the Committee of Ministers: L v. Lithuania (UPDATED 2014-04-08) On 10 December, HRMI together with the Lithuanian Gay League, ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe submitted the comments to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe regarding the implementation of the L. v. Lithuania case and the general measures recently proposed in the Government’s Action Plan.

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