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Lithuania will allow impeached president to run for parliament

Thursday, June 10, 2021

The proposed amendment to Article 74 of the constitution would pave the way for a person impeached and removed from office to stand for election no sooner than ten years after impeachment. The bill is being tabled in order to implement the judgment adopted by the European Court of Human Rights in the case brought against Lithuania by ex-president Rolandas Paksas, who was ousted through impeachment in 2004. Paksas was…