Lithuania’s Supreme Administrative Court has instructed the migration authorities to issue a Lithuanian passport to Alexia Gorecki- Mickiewicz, great granddaughter of poet Adomas Mickevicius, with the original spelling of her first and last names on the main page of the passport. The letters w and x do not exist in the Lithuanian alphabet. In the hearings of the case, the court emphasized that the existing legal regulation and the doctrine of the Constitutional Court did not allow spelling of first and last names of Lithuanian citizens in non-Lithuanian characters only. On the other h...
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