Lithuanian TV channels refuse to air LGBT rights social ad

After Lithuanian TV broadcasters refuse to air a social ad video promoting LGBT rights, the inspector of journalist ethics promised to look into the matter.
Lithuanian TV channels refuse to air LGBT rights social ad
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