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Statement regarding the strike

We, parents of children of Polish schools, state, that we announce general strike from the beginning of the new academic year. We are forced to take such radical actions due to the fact that our requests and demands have not been heard and implemented so far. Read more

Strong voice of MEPs in defence of minority schools in Lithuania

Today another meeting of the Intergroup for Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages took place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. On the request of the Chairmen of the Intergroup, Members of the European Parliament Jordi Sebastià (Spain), Nils Torvalds (Finland) and Kinga Gál (Hungary), the meeting was devoted to minority’s education in Lithuania. Read more

Statement of the Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

Yesterday, at the request of parents I was present at V. Sirokomlės secondary school in Vilnius. There were two policemen from the Prevention subdivision of the First Police Station in Vilnius. They were carrying out operational activities based on questioning the teachers. It was all concerning an anonymous that was allegedly received by the police. The officers questioned the names of the participants of the legal rally and school strike organized in defence of the education of national minorities. This action is outrageous and unacceptable in a democratic state ruled by law; it is an attempt to intimidate the school community which in a legal and civilized way stands in defence of their rights. Unfortunately, it was not the first case of such outrageous authorities’ actions using the police help. Six months ago there was a search carried out during lessons’ time in the Vasilijus Kačialovas gymnasium in Vilnius and in the Sofija Kovalevskaja secondary school in Vilnius. Read more