News for 27 May 2016
27.05.2016 Viasna website blocked again
The Belarusian authorities have enforced another blocking of access to the website of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”. In particular, employees of government institutions cannot access the resource, which is “blocked under the laws of the Republic of Belarus.”
27.05.2016 Protesters charged over support for jailed activist
Several opposition activists faced administrative charges following yesterday’s picket held outside the Valadarka jail in Minsk.
27.05.2016 UN Special Rapporteur publishes report on situation of human rights in Belarus
"The systemic curtailment of human rights in Belarus has not changed," says Miklós Haraszti, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, in his Report to be presented at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.