B. Background information on Latvia [..] 7. The issue of citizenship According to Article 5 of the Law on the Election of the Town/City “Dome“, Regional Council and Rural Municipality Council, ‘The rights to elect the Dome (Council) are granted to the citizens of the Republic of Latvia…’. Such a norm is not unusual in … Continue reading "Report of CLRA observers in local elections (excerpts), 1994"
Minority list documents of 1922-1931 elections: from an exhibition by the Latvian State Historical Archives. The Social Democrats did campaign in Russian, German and Yiddish as well.
The General Assembly, Guided by the principles embodied in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenants on Human Rights, Reaffirming that all member States have an obligation to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms for all and to fulfil the obligations they have undertaken under the … Continue reading "Situation of human rights in Estonia and Latvia"
Republic of Latvia Supreme Council resolution “On the renewal of Republic of Latvia citizens’ rights and fundamental principles of naturalization” Although the Republic of Latvia was occupied on June 17, 1940 and the state lost its sovereign power, the aggregate body of Republic of Latvia citizens, in accordance with the Republic of Latvia “Law about … Continue reading "Resolution “On the renewal of Republic of Latvia citizens’ rights and fundamental principles of naturalization”, 1991"