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Lithuania to focus on Ukraine’s human rights situation at UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council holds its 27th regular session from 8 to 26 September in Geneva. During the session, Lithuania and other member states of the European Union will pay particular attention to the human rights situation in Ukraine and the Middle EastSyria, the occupied Palestinian territory and Iraq – as well as the right to liberty, development and privacy in the digital age, non-discrimination on grounds such as race and gender, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. […]


Opinion: Putin forces West to choose between Ukraine and Middle East (I)

When on 15 January 1991, the United Nations issued an ultimatum to Saddam Hussein to withdraw troops from occupied Kuwait, it was clear for Lithuania that the Soviet Union might take advantage of this event and hit back at our independence. […]