Report on the comprehensive monitoring report of the European Commission on the state of...

73. Recognises that citizenship, language and education policies in their legal framework have been brought into line with international standards; calls, however,...

Human Rights in the OSCE Region: Europe, Central Asia and North America, Report 2005...

Latvia IHF FOCUS: national human rights protection; elections and political rights; freedom of association and peaceful assembly; ill-treatment and police misconduct; conditions in...

List of the CE and EU documents on non-discrimination

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Most considerable protests against elimination of the state-supported education in minority languages 2004

1.) 23.01. Strike of nine schools. The columns of demonstrators came to the Ministry of education. About 5-7 thousand protesters took part in...

Differences between rights of Latvian citizens and non-citizens – Latvian residents

I. Prohibition to occupy certain state and public positions, to be employed in certain professionsa) State InstitutionsJobs reserved for Latvian citizens...

Danger: violence towards minorities in Latvia

February 5th, 2004 the Latvian parliament guided by xenophobic ambitions passed a new law limiting school education in Russian language to a maximum of...

International Recommendations on Voting Rights for the Latvian Non-citizens

March 12, 2005 self-government elections were held in Latvia.November 11, 2004, the Parliament of Latvia has adopted amendments to the Law on the self-government...

Statement by “For Human Rights in a United Latvia”

July 7, 2004 on Esthonian-Latvian boarder Estonian citizen Dmitry Linter denied entry permit in Latvia. He was going from Narva to Riga on personal...

Statement by “For Human Rights in a United Latvia”

On 2nd June 2005 the Parliament of Latvia (Saeima) ratified the EU constitution. The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Artis Pabriks called...

“For Human Rights in a United Latvia” supports trade unions

The rule of socially irresponsible right-wing politicians, which has lasted for many years and which results in an utterly low income level and social...

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