Strasbourg court to rule on Lithuanian gay couple's discrimination complaint

  • 2020-01-14
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is expected to rule on Tuesday if Lithuanian law-enforcement discriminated against a gay couple by refusing to open an investigation into hate comments against them on social media.  Five years ago, one of the applicants posted on Facebook a photograph of a same-sex kiss between him and the other applicant.  The post received dozens of comments, including calls for the two gay men to be "thrown into the gas chambers", "exterminated", "burned&q...
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