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No clear statistics on number of cases and form of violence against children

With Lithuania continuously shocked by cases of violence against children, there is no accurate statistics on how many children have suffered and from what form of violence. This is because the information is gathered in differing databases and there is no compilation of the data. The Seimas Suicide and Violence Prevention Commission has proposed to start compiling such figures because statistics could help better establish whether current legislation works and the frequency and form of violence, writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis

Lithuania’s LFGU paid EUR 65,000 to Skvernelis, team during election campaign

The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) paid incumbent Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and other members of the team nearly 65,000 euros during the 2016 parliamentary election campaign. […]

Kęstutis Pūkas

Lithuania’s Constitutional Court opens MP Pūkas’ impeachment case in his absence

The Lithuanian Constitutional Court decided on Thursday to open MP Kęstutis Pūkas’ sexual harassment impeachment case in his absence. […]

Kęstutis Pūkas

Seimas panel in favor of impeachment of MP Pūkas

he Lithuanian parliament’s ad hoc commission has proposed initiating impeachment proceedings against MP Kėstutis Pūkas charged with sexual harassment, the commission’s chairperson Dovilė Šakalienė of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union confirmed to BNS. […]

Dovilė Šakalienė and Agnė Širinskienė

MP Šakalienė on embryos vote in Seimas – I‘m realy angry now

Human rights expert Dovilė Šakalienė who was invited into Seimas by the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) shared an open statement on her Facebook profile regarding amendments to the artificial insemination law. […]