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New law censors information about homosexuality

Lithuania's parliament (the Seimas) has introduced a new law created to censor information available to children, reports Human Rights Watch. The rights group called on parliament to repeal an amendment forbidding public information encouraging "homosexual and bisexual relations".

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Lithuanian law outlawing mockery draws protests

WAN-IFRA calls on European governments to help ensure that Lithuania respects freedom of the press following approval of law that makes it a crime to ridicule someone.

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