Walk like a Latvian

Walk like a Latvian

They are known in Latvia as ´non-citizens´ - people who live, work and pay taxes in the country but enjoy few rights, including the right to vote.

There are 360,000 people living in Latvia in such a position, some 15% of the population.

Despite numerous recommendations from the EU, the UN and other international organisations, the Latvian government has been accused of doing little to address the issue of its ‘non-citizens.’

Now, though this blighted group ...

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