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LRT.LT | Rights NGOs ask president to veto migrant detention law, saying it will...

"A group of human rights NGOs have called on Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda to veto a recently adopted law that would allow restricting the...

LRT.LT | Lithuanian parliament allows restricting migrants’ movement for up to a year

"The Lithuanian parliament voted in favour of restricting the movement of irregular migrants in Lithuania for up to a year. Under the new amendments, if...

LRT.LT | Lithuanian firms ask to allow immigration from ‘culturally proximate’ countries

"During a meeting with business organisation, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda was asked to consider changing the country's immigration policies to allow more workers from...
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The Guardian | Syrian family sue EU border agency over removal from Greece

"Five years to the day after a family of Syrian refugees were bundled on to a plane and deported to Turkey despite having lodged...
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LRT.LT | Lithuanian authorities ‘to investigate’ how media and NGOs receive info about migrants

"After LRT journalists reported about a group of migrants with children found in a forest near the border with Belarus, Deputy Interior Minister Kęstutis...
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LRT.LT | Brussels calls meeting with Baltic, Polish envoys over ‘children stuck in forests’

"The European Commission has called a meeting with the ambassadors of Poland, Latvia, and Lithuania to discuss reports of children “stuck in forests” on...

LRT.LT | EU border chief: More ‘violations’ in Lithuania than reported

"The number of reports on alleged violations against migrants in Lithuania has risen from 14 to 20, according to the head of EU border...
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LRT.LT | Lithuanian PM against proposal to extend migrant detention period

"Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė is not in favour of the proposal to extend the detention period for irregular migrants from six to 12...
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PICUM | Lithuania: pushbacks, arbitrary detention, and restrictions to asylum

„In 2015, hundreds of thousands of migrants, mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, landed in huge makeshift camps on the Greek Aegean islands and...
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The New Arab | Borderline futures: migrants stuck at the Belarus-Lithuania border crossing endure...

"The situation in Lithuania is at a deadlock. Around 4,000 migrants are now parked in camps scattered around the country, waiting for their asylum...