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European court rules against Lithuania for failing to act on online hate speech

In a landmark ruling, the European Court of Human Rights has condemned Lithuania’s failure to investigate online hateful comments against a gay couple.

In 2014, Pijus Beizaras posted a photograph of him kissing his partner Mangirdas Levickas on his Facebook page. The post triggered hundreds of hateful comments.

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