Jan 16, 2008
Quickie Link: Now Lithuania Faces Council of Europe Censure Over Gay Issues in Vilnius
(Lithuania) - The Lithuanian Government faces censure over three breaches of the European Convention of Human Rights concerning Gay issues in the past year. Jean Huss, the lawmaker from Luxembourg has tabled a written question to Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE) asking them to “engage in dialogue with the Lithuanian authorities”. Mr. Huss, a member of the the CoE’s Parliamentary Assembly, cites the ban by the city authorities of the planned visit last May of the European Union’s “anti-discrimination” truck to Vilnius during its tour of member states as part of the EU Year of Equal Opportunities for All campaign.