IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Autor)
No information on the Laisues (or Laesues)
Lyga Party (LL) could be found among the sources consulted by the
However, a special page on the 1996
parliamentary elections in Lithuania on the Kaunas University of
Technology's Department of Public Administration Website provides
information on a political organization called Lietuvos Laisves
Lyga (LLL), or Lithuanian Freedom League, led by Antanas Terleckas.
According to this source of information, the LLL is "a rather small
but radical political organization in the country."
No information on the relations between the
LLL and the government, nor on the treatment of its members by the
Lithuanian authorities could be found among the sources consulted
by the Research directorate.
This Response was prepared after
researching publicly accessible information currently available to
the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is
not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any
particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the
list of additional sources consulted in researching this
Kaunas University of Technology,
Department of Public Administration, Kaunas. October 1996.
Lithuania's Seimas Elections '96.
[Accessed 17 Aug. 1999].
Additional Sources Consulted
Electronic sources: Internet, IRB
databases, LEXIS/NEXIS, REFWORLD, WNC.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Resource Centre's Country Files:
Transitions Online Website.