- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

Latvia: Ban on March 16 Rallies

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Latvia, Governance, History, Law, Politics, Protest

Free Speech Emergency in Latvia writes [1] about the ban on “the right to free assembly near the Freedom Monument [in Riga] on March 16, a date associated with commemorations of the World War II Latvian Legion as well as counter-demonstrations claiming the Legion memorials glorify Nazism.”