[lg policy] Latvia: Nationalists to petition for all-Latvian education

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 16 15:21:09 UTC 2010

 Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

Baltic Reports

Nationalists to petition for all-Latvian education

The nationalist party For Fatherland and Freedom has said it would
begin gathering signatures for a constitutional amendment mandating
that all state-sponsored education be in the Latvian language.

Lawmaker and party member Dzintars Rasnačs told the Latvijas Avize
daily newspaper that the proposed amendment to Article 112 in the
Satversme is simple and will include a phrase that free primary and
secondary education in Latvia will be provided “in the national

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