Lithuanian residents unlikely to stand up for violated rights - poll

  • 2016-12-08
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Residents of Lithuania would be unlikely to defend their rights if they were violated, a recent poll reveals. A survey of over 1,000 Lithuanian residents in October showed that discrimination of disabled and elderly people is the most visible in the country. Approximately 19 per cent of those polled said their rights had been violated in the past year, however, only 7 per cent of respondents turned to relevant institutions. In a discussion held by the European Parliament's (EP) Information Bureau in Lithuania on Thursday...
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