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Lithuanian Gay League hails president’s boycott of Sochi Olympics

The Lithuanian Gay League has applauded President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s decision not to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, expressing hope that the president would consistently defend human rights in Lithuania, as well. “The political step taken by President Grybauskaitė not to go to the Olympic Games in Russia gives us hope that the Head

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė

LGL hails president’s boycott of Sochi Olympics

The Lithuanian Gay League has applauded President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s decision not to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, expressing hope that the president would consistently defend human rights in Lithuania, as well. “The political step taken by President Grybauskaitė not to go to the Olympic Games in Russia gives us hope that the Head

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė

During an annual press conference, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė commented on a number of topical issues, among which she expressed her stance on the EU-US data protection, gay parade in Vilnius, Lithuania’s participation in tackling youth unemployment and implementation of financial discipline. President Dalia Grybauskaite refused to comment on the LGBT parade until a court

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė

No minority is discriminated in Lithuania, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has said in Strasbourg in response to MEPs’ questions on the situation of sexual and ethnic minorities in the Baltic country. The president assured journalists that LGBT marches were not banned in Lithuania and discussions only concerned their location. Read more at 15min.lt

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The controversial legislative proposals to ban abortions and to introduce administrative sanctions for “homosexual propaganda” have received no attention by the President in the course of her annual statement, which was read in front of the Lithuanian Parliament on 11 June 2013. It seems that the President has closed her eyes by refusing to refer to some