CASE OF L. V. LITHUANIA – Application no._27527/03 (2007)

Facts: The case concerned an application brought by a Lithuanian national, Mr L. At birth he was registered as a girl, with a name clearly identifiable as female. However, from an early age, he submits that he felt his gender was male rather than female. Although he was diagnosed as a transsexual his doctor initially…

CASE OF MALININAS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 10071/04 (2008)

Facts: In 2003 the Applicant, together with his accomplice, was convicted by the Kaišiadorys District Court of attempted drug dealing in large quantities. The court established that the offence had been disclosed using a “Criminal Conduct Simulation Model” which had been authorized for use by the Prosecutor General on 29 May 2002. The Court found that…

CASE OF PYRANTIENĖ v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 45092/07 (2013)

Facts: The case concerned Ms Pyrantienė’s complaint about the level of compensation she had received when the Lithuanian authorities had repossessed a plot of land she had once owned. In 1996 Ms Pyrantienė acquired the 0.5 hectare plot of land from the State. However, a number of years later the sale was quashed by the…

CASE OF VALAŠINAS v. LITHUANIA – Application number 44558/98 (2001)

Facts: The Applicant, Mr Juozas Valašinas, is a Lithuanian national. The case concerned the conditions of the Applicant’s detention in Pravieniškės prison and his treatment there. The arguments of the Applicant concerned were as follows: General conditions of detention Specific acts by the prison administration: The body search of 7 May 1998 Alleged victimization of…

CASE OF UŽUKAUSKAS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 16965/04

In the Chamber’s judgment in the case of UŽUKAUSKAS v. LITHUANIA, the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been: a violation of Article 6 of the Convention (right to a fair hearing).  Principal facts: The applicant, Mr Robertas Užukauskas, is a Lithuanian citizen. The case originates from the claim of the…

CASE OF LALAS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 13109/04 (2011)

Facts: Mr Lalas is a Lithuanian national. The case concerned his complaint that an undercover police officer had entrapped him into supplying drugs in June 2002 and that subsequently he had been unfairly convicted and sentenced. He further complained about the non-disclosure at his trial of certain evidence relating to the authorisation and use of…

CASE OF VALIULIENĖ v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 33234/07 (2013)

Facts: On February 2001, Ms Valiulienė applied to the city district court to bring a private prosecution, stating that she had been beaten by her partner J.H.L. on several occasions. In January 2002, a judge of that court forwarded her complaint to the public prosecutor, ordering him to start his own pre-trial criminal investigation. J.H.L.…

CASE OF VARNAS v. LITHUANIA – Application no._42615/06 (2013)

Facts: The case concerned the applicant’s complaint that he had been denied conjugal visits from his wife, despite repeated requests, while convicted prisoners were allowed such visits. In March 2004, the applicant was placed in pre-trial detention, where he spent more than two years until, in June 2006, he was convicted of a number of…

CASE OF KUDREVIČIUS AND OTHERS v. LITHUANIA – Application no._37553/05 (2013)

Facts: In May 2003 the Lithuanian authorities issued farmers with permits to hold peaceful assemblies in selected areas. The farmers held a peaceful demonstration, but after it dispersed it caused major traffic disruptions on three main roads. After a successful settlement with the Government, the protest ended. However, criminal charges of rioting were brought against…

CASE OF KASPEROVIČIUS V. LITHUANIA – Application no._54872/08 (2012)

Facts: In October 2006, the applicant was detained for seven days at the Anykščiai Police Remand Facility. The applicant complained to the administration of the Anykščiai Facility that the conditions of his detention had been appalling. In their reply, they explained that full-scale renovation would be required, but said that this was precluded owing to…

CASE OF KARALEVIČIUS v. LITHUANIA – Application no._53254/99 (2005)

Facts: The applicant, Vytautas Karalevičius, is a Lithuanian national. On 31 December 1996 Šiauliai City District Court ordered his detention on remand. He was convicted of forgery and suppressing documents on 10 September 1998 and sentenced to five years’ imprisonment. He appealed. On 24 October 2000 the Supreme Court reduced the sentence to three years’…

CASE OF JUCIUS AND JUCIUVIENĖ v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 14414/03 (2009)

Facts: The Applicants, Mr Marijus Jucius and Mrs Gertrūda Juciuvienė, are Lithuanian nationals. The case concerns the complaint by the Applicants about a violation of their right to family life as the domestic courts originally granted permanent custody of their two orphaned nieces to grandparents. In April 1999 Mr Jucius’ sister and her partner died and the Applicants…

CASE OF JOKŠAS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 25330/07 (2013)

Facts: The applicant is a Lithuanian national employed by the Lithuanian armed forces. His contract was terminated because he had reached retirement age, in accordance with the legal provisions in force. The applicant challenged this decision before the administrative courts, alleging that he had been discriminated against on grounds of his personal opinions, and asked…

CASE OF ILJINA AND SARULIENĖ v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 32293/05 (2011)

Facts: The applicants, Danuta Iljina, and her daughter, Evelina Sarulienė, are two Lithuanian nationals. The case concerned a mother and daughter’s allegations that they and their family were the victims of police brutality in the staircase of their block of flats and that the incident was not adequately investigated. According to expert medical reports carried…

CASE OF ŽIČKUS v. LITHUANIA – Application no._26652/02 (2009)

Facts: The applicant, Egidijus Žičkus, is a Lithuanian national. He received various state awards in the 1990s in recognition of his contribution to the independence of Lithuania and the Lithuanian army. The case concerned his complaint that, publicly denounced as a former secret KGB collaborator, he lost his job and is now prevented from working in…

CASE OF GULIJEV v. LITHUANIA – Application no._10425/03 (2008)

Facts: The applicant, Ibrahim Gulijev, is an Azerbaijani national who lives in Biedermansdorf (Austria). In 2001 the applicant married his partner, a Lithuanian national with whom he already had a five-year old daughter, and obtained a temporary residence permit to live in Lithuania. His request for the renewal of his residence permit was rejected by…

CASE OF ČESNULEVIČIUS v. LITHUANIA – Application no._13462/06 (2012)

Facts: The applicant, Petras Česnulevičius, is a Lithuanian national. The case concerned the death of Mr Česnulevičius’ 22-year-old son in August 2000 in Pravieniškės Prison following repeated attacks on the 4th, 5th and then on 6th August by other inmates. On the last occasion he was taken to the prison nurse who, unable to stop…

CASE OF DAKTARAS v. LITHUANIA – Application no. 42095/98

Facts: On 11 May 1998, Mr Henrikas Daktaras applied to the European Commission of Human Rights under former Article 25 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. The applicant applied against the Republic of Lithuania alleging that his right to a fair trial guaranteed by Article 6 § 1 of the…