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Estonia

This text refers to developments in 2022 The lack of comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation persisted. The definition of rape was still not based on consent. Parliament adopted amendments to the State Borders Act which violate the European Convention on Human Rights and the UN Refugee...
Estonia Discrimination

Lithuanian President must support Baltic Pride march

Amnesty International has called on the Lithuanian President, Dalia Grybauskaite, to ensure that the 2010 Baltic Pride march goes ahead on 8 May despite a new attempt to have it banned. A Vilnius court is to rule tomorrow on a request by the country’s Interim Attorney General to ban the march on...
Albania Discrimination

Baltic Pride march gets green light in Latvia

The Baltic Pride march due to take place on Saturday 16 May in Riga, Latvia, will go ahead after a ban against the event was lifted on Friday morning. Riga City Council (RCC) had revoked permission for the march, organized by the Latvian organization Mozaika, the Lithuanian Gay League, and Estonian...
Albania Discrimination

Baltic Pride march banned in Latvia

The planned Baltic Pride march due to take place on Saturday in Riga, Latvia, has been banned. Riga City Council (RCC) revoked permission for the march, organized by the Latvian organization Mozaika, the Lithuanian Gay League, and Estonian Gay Youth. The organizers have complained to the courts and...