LGL protests censorship in Lithuania

This morning the Lithuanian Gay League (LGL) staged a protest against censorship as European officials gathered to attend an informal meeting of the European Union’s Ministers for Culture and Audiovisual Affairs. Lithuania currently holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of Europe.

The LGL expressed its opposition to restrictions on freedom of expression imposed by the LIthuanian Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information. The LGL claims the law imposes limits on what gay rights group are permitted to promote in the public media.

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