Lithuania's Constitutional Court asked how courts should responds to UN committee rulings

  • 2020-01-13
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania is asking the Constitutional Court to clarify whether a decision by the UN Human Rights Committee should be a basis for a case review in Lithuania. The administrative court faced these questions when hearing a complaint of former high-ranking border guard Gintaras Jagminas. The UNHRC concluded last year that Lithuanian institutions violated his rights when he was dismissed only on the basis that he lost the right to work with classified information amid an ongoing investigation against him in...
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