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Akvilė Kriščiūnaitė, Diversity Development Group (2020): Nationality and ethnicity discrimination, in: Human Rights Monitoring Institute, Human Rights in Lithuania 2018-2019, Vilnius (Žmogaus teisių stebėjimo institutas, Žmogaus teisės Lietuvoje 2018-2019, Vilnius)

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Type of publication

Academic article

Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


Lithuania, Human Rights Monitoring Institute / Lietuva, Žmogaus teisių stebėjimo institutas

Main Thematic Focus


Target Population

Migrants Ethnic minorities

Key findings

The article analyses the key developments in the area of discrimination based on ethnicity and nationality in Lithuania in the period of 2018-2019. The article also states that discrimination against Muslims can be viewed as both religious and ethnic. It states that it is very difficult for people of ethnic minorities and migrants to find housing, job and access public services.

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