Lithuanian society’s scars bleed from Tsarist Russia’s legacy, serfdom

  • 2017-02-22
  • Linas Jegelevicius
In the new term of the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas), Dovile Sakaliene, an MP and Vice-Chair of the Commission on Prevention of Suicide and Violence, as well as Vice-Chair of the Child Welfare Group, is a clear stand-out, rising up to the occasion to speak out for human rights. With the violent death of Matas, a four-year-old boy in central Lithuania, she has swiftly spearheaded unprecedented amendments to ban any form of violence against children, including corporal, in the country. Sakaliene sat down with The Baltic Times for an interview. How important do you believe ...
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