Belarus: new UN resolution highlights the country’s appalling human rights situation

Belarus: new UN resolution highlights the country’s appalling human rights situation

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council reminded the international community of the appalling situation in Belarus today by adopting a resolution that raises a wide range of human rights violations committed in the country.

Observers report little political pluralism in formation of election commissions

Observers report little political pluralism in formation of election commissions

Observers of the Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections campaign have summed up one of the key stages of this year’s parliamentary election, which will significantly affect the final assessment of the vote.

Report on the formation of territorial and district election commissions

Report on the formation of territorial and district election commissions

Lack of clear selection criteria results in the selective approach in the formation of election commissions.

Death row secrets. Part 3

Death row secrets. Part 3

Representatives of the campaign “Human Rights Defenders against the Death Penalty in Belarus” have gathered memories and testimonies of former prison staff and former inmates, their family members, part of which has been used to prepare this publication.

Ales Bialiatski: government opposes any human rights activity

Ales Bialiatski: government opposes any human rights activity

The government of Belarus continues to ignore human rights issues, Ales Bialiatski said in his comment on a recent decision by the Mahilioŭ authorities to deny registration to a local Center For Gender Studies Ruža.

Human rights defenders insist on independent analysis in Eduard Palchys case

Human rights defenders insist on independent analysis in Eduard Palchys case

Viasna activists do not rule out a political motive in the persecution of critical blogger Eduard Palchys, but stress that an unbiased examination of his texts should be carried out, Valiantsin Stefanovich said in his comment for naviny.by.

Amnesty International calls to annul preventive supervision imposed on Pavel Vinahradau

Amnesty International calls to annul preventive supervision imposed on Pavel Vinahradau

Amnesty International has condemned the arbitrary penalty against Pavel Vinahradau, who was sentenced to six months of “preventive supervision” on 7 June 2016, on the basis of his participation in peaceful, but unauthorized protests.

Uladzimir Labkovich: Yarmoshyna’s words a political statement

Uladzimir Labkovich: Yarmoshyna’s words a political statement

There will be no transparent counting of votes during this year’s parliamentary elections, said Lidziya Yarmoshyna, head of the Central Election Commission. The statement reflects the authorities’ current approach to the administration of elections, says Uladzimir Labkovich of the Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections campaign.

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