The Marking of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Vilnius Will Be Ensured

The site of Vilnius Jewish Šnipiškės Old Cemetery, located on Rinktinės Street, is included in the Lithuanian Register of Cultural Heritage. It has also been declared (since 2014) by the Minister of Culture a protected site that is to be used for raising awareness and encouraging understanding and respect. The Cultural Heritage Register indicates that…

Regional Court Dismisses Appeal in Hate Crime Case

On 14th October 2019, Vilnius Regional Court dismissed E. Lukašavičius’ appeal in a case of violence against an Ecuadorian national, Fabian Sanchez. Earlier this year, E. Lukašavičius and J. Malinovski were found guilty of causing public nuisance and inciting hatred towards a person of other nationality after they physically attacked Mr Sanchez. During the act…