Integration monitor is a daily Latvian press digest on ethnic minority and society integration issues. The Monitor reviews the biggest Latvian dailies: Diena, Latvijas Avize, Neatkariga (in Latvian language), Vesti Segodnya (in Russian language). In specific cases other information sources are used. Latvian Centre for Human Rights is not responsible for information published by the media.
- Chas features an interview with the President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers
- Chas reports about a visit of the MEP from Latvia Tatjana Zdanoka to Saldus
- Riga Regional Court starts a trial on skinheads on attack on two Roma girls and Armenian couple
"Most important is to be united" headlined the interview with the President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers. In the interview they tackle national minority issues the Advisory Council of Ethnic Minorities that will probably start its work in January 2009. Also Russian Orthodox Christmas - President promised to greet allRussian Orthodox Christians on television the night before. Chas
Chas reports about a visit of the MEP from Latvia Tatjana Zdanoka to Saldus (town in the Western part of Latvia). Mrs. Zdanoka talks about problems of Russian minority in Saldus and such as luck of public funding for the Russian Community and Russian language education establishments.
Chas reports that today, in the Riga Regional Court starts a trial on skinheads on attack on two Roma girls and then on Armenian couple in October 2007. Criminal procedure was started on incitement to ethnic and racial hatred. All four attackers confess and regret the crime.