EU institutions look into Lithuania's controversial protection of minors law
Monday, February 23, 2015
Lithuania's controversial law aimed at protecting minors from public information deemed harmful to their development has once again appeared under the radar of European Union (EU) institutions. The law, which says that minors should not be exposed to information denigrating "family values", is said to discriminate against LGBT people.
Lithuania's ambassador to the United Kingdom has said that around 10 law-enforcement investigations have been launched into allegations of ethnically-motivated attacks on Lithuanians living in the country.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union (EU) will have the biggest negative effect upon Lithuania among all countries of Eastern Europe, Standard & Poor's said in a statement.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Lithuanian MEP and professional poker player Antanas Guoga has submitted a tongue-in-cheek application to become the leader of the British Ukip party following the resignation of its leader, Nigel Farage.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
A 12-year-old Lithuanian boy has been beaten up on the way home from school in Manchester, England, because of his nationality, the boy‘s aunt and mother say.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.