Posts tagged as disturbing

Re:Baltica reports on disturbing patterns of domestic violence

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism, Re:Baltica, has a powerful new series of investigations online probing the disturbing topic of domestic violence in Latvia. The series of articles looks at how widespread the problem is and whether suitable measures are in place to protect vulnerable victims of domestic violence and hand out appropriate punishments to perpetrators. A piece titled   The Woman With The Cut Off Ear    relates a longstanding pattern…

Film actors, director fined for handing out fake roll-ups and disturbing church service in Lithuania

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Three actors and a director have been fined in Lithuania for disturbing a religious service at a church in the southeastern district of Šalčininkai last year to promote their show. The court, however, absolved them from criminal liability. The criminal investigation was opened after three actors dressed in religious clothing – Vitalijus Cololo, Mindaugas Papinigis and Ainis Storpirštis – walked into the church in Turgeliai, a small town in the…