Steering group fails to collect sufficient signatures against resettlement law

  • 2016-04-13
A steering group in Lithuania has failed to collect signatures needed to submit a bill to the parliament (Seimas), which would cancel refugee re-settlement to the country. Since February 2016, the group has managed to collect 35,582 signatures. For the bill to be submitted, it would need to contain 50,000 [signatures] to be submitted.  The news was confirmed by the Lithuanian electoral commission. "The bill will not be submitted to the parliament for discussion, due to an insufficient number of signatures,” the commiss...
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