2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, 2019

Section 1. Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Including Freedom from: [..] E. DENIAL OF FAIR PUBLIC TRIAL [..] PROPERTY RESTITUTION No Jewish communal property or restitution law is in effect, and Jewish communal property restitution dating from the Holocaust era remained incomplete. While the Jewish community estimated that approximately 270 properties still required … Continue reading "2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, 2019"

Declaration of the Intended Activities of the Kariņš Cabinet (excerpts), 2019

II. PEOPLE OF LATVIA Our common goal is a healthy, well-educated, secure and cohesive society. A strong national identity and a sense of belonging to the country, the Latvian language and culture guarantee the security and existence of Latvia as a national state. (..) Education (..) 125.We will improve the education quality criteria at all … Continue reading "Declaration of the Intended Activities of the Kariņš Cabinet (excerpts), 2019"

FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on media), 2018

II. ARTICLE-BY-ARTICLE FINDINGS (..) Article 9 of the Framework Convention Minority languages and participation of minorities in the media Recommendations from the two previous cycles of monitoring 108. The Advisory Committee welcomed the opportunities granted to persons belonging to national minorities to access audio-visual media in their minority languages, both in the public and private … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on media), 2018"