Right to vote urged for non-citizens

  • 2012-02-08
  • From wire reports
RIGA - The Council of Europe will continue to urge Latvia to permit non-citizens to participate in local government elections, the newly-elected Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks said, reports LETA. “The Council of Europe has been talking about this for fifteen years, and it would be a little naive to expect that the Council will stop doing this, whether I am commissioner or someone else,” said Muiznieks. “This is nothing new, and that is what we should expect from the Council of Europe, that it will be urging Latvia to consider such a possi...
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