MINELRES: Lithuania: Human Rights Overview Released

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Mon Jun 21 12:36:02 2004

Original sender: Henrikas Mickevicius <henrikas@osf.lt>

Human rights are regularly violated in Lithuania, according to an
overview released 10 June by Human Rights Monitoring Institute in the
first such comprehensive attempt by an indigenous non-governmental

The overview points to worrisome violations of respect for private life,
right to fair trial and right to political participation. Victims of
crime, domestic violence, human trafficking and age discrimination face
additional vulnerabilities, along with “street” children, disabled
individuals and migrants.  


Browse the Publications Section of the website (www.hrmi.lt) for an
Executive Summary.

A full English-language version will be available online shortly. 


With regards,

Henrikas Mickevicius, Executive Director

Didzioji Str. 5
LT-01128 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.: +370 5 2314676
Fax: +370 5 2314679
E-mail: hrmi@hrmi.lt
Internet: www.hrmi.lt