Advocates Blast Lithuania’s Anti-Gay Law

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Gay and human rights groups are calling on Lithuania to reconsider a bill curtailing the dissemination of information about homosexuality over concerns it institutionalizes homophobia and curtails free speech. “Far from protecting children, the law deprives young people of their right to freedom of expression and access to information, and risks isolating children who are already amongst the most at-risk of violence at school or within the family,” John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s researcher on Discrimination in Europe said in a press release. The controversial legislation, named the Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information, […]


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