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At least 700 people will live in the so-called Kybartai Alien Registration Centre after it was renamed in late September.The prisoners who were held there up until recently, have been relocated to other facilities around the country. The hundreds of single men who will now stay in the Kybartai pri…Read more
Source — Euro News
In late December, 398 prisoners lived in Vilnius Penitentiary. Since September, 59 of them had been infected with the coronavirus, while another 54 cases were diagnosed among the facility’s staff. Three seriously ill convicts were sent to Prison Hospital in Pravieniškės near Kaunas; none have died.…Read more
Source — LRT
The human rights of prisoners were violated during their transfer from Lukiškės Remand Prison, the latest report by the ombudsman of the Lithuanian Seimas concludes.Read more
Source — LRT
Suite à sa visite de 2018 dans les établissements pénitentiaires de Lituanie, le Comité contre la torture a conclu dans son rapport que l’État continuait de violer les droits des personnes détenues.Read more
Lithuania: UN committee calls on the country to investigate CIA prison suspicions, ensure LGBTI rightsThe United Nations Human Rights Committee has called on Lithuania to fully investigate suspicions that a secret CIA prison operated in Lithuania.
Source — Delfi