Report on monitoring a protest in Kastryčnickaja Square in Minsk. 26 March 2017

27.03.2017 Report on monitoring a protest in Kastryčnickaja Square in Minsk. 26 March 2017

On 26 March 2017, a group of people gathered in Minsk's central square to protest against violent mass detentions during the peaceful assembly in Minsk the previous day.

Report on monitoring the Freedom Day demonstration in Minsk. 25 March 2017

26.03.2017 Report on monitoring the Freedom Day demonstration in Minsk. 25 March 2017

A traditional march to commemorate the founding of the Belarusian National Republic was conducted in Minsk on March 25 (Freedom Day).

Report on monitoring of the ‘March of non-parasites’ in Minsk. 15 March 2017

20.03.2017 Report on monitoring of the ‘March of non-parasites’ in Minsk. 15 March 2017

The mass event was of a peaceful character (an assembly should be deemed peaceful if “its organisers have professed peaceful intentions and the conduct of the assembly is non-violent”). The participants and organisers did not appeal to violence or aggressive actions.

Report on monitoring of the March of non-parasites in Hrodna. 15 March 2017

16.03.2017 Report on monitoring of the March of non-parasites in Hrodna. 15 March 2017

The mass event was of a peaceful character (an assembly should be deemed peaceful if “its organisers have professed peaceful intentions and the conduct of the assembly is non-violent”). The participants and organisers did not appeal to violence or aggressive actions.

Report on monitoring of the March of Outraged Belarusians in Minsk. 17 February 2017

06.03.2017 Report on monitoring of the March of Outraged Belarusians in Minsk. 17 February 2017

Throughout several years the Belarusian Helsinki Committee and the Human Rights Center ‘Viasna’ have been regularly monitoring mass events in Minsk on the basis of a thoroughly elaborated methodology.

Report on monitoring of the mass event Dziady in Minsk, October 30, 2016

31.10.2016 Report on monitoring of the mass event Dziady in Minsk, October 30, 2016

The commemoration of victims of Soviet repressions (on the national holiday commemorating ancestors called Dziady) took place on October 30, 2016 in Minsk.

Report on monitoring of the Independence Day mass action on August 25, 2016

26.08.2016 Report on monitoring of the Independence Day mass action on August 25, 2016

The action dedicated to Independence Day took place on August 25, 2016, from 6 pm to 7:40 pm. The event was organized by activists of the Malady Front (Young Front); the invitation to take part in Kupala readings and to proceed to Independence Square was published in online media.

Report on monitoring the Critical Mass cycling event on 29 April 2016

30.04.2016 Report on monitoring the Critical Mass cycling event on 29 April 2016

A traditional cycling event ‘Critical mass’, taking place on last Friday of every month, was held on 29 April 2016.

Monitoring report on the mass event on January 30, 2016 in Minsk

02.02.2016 Monitoring report on the mass event on January 30, 2016 in Minsk

The mass event on January 30, 2016 was observed personally and continuously by five observers who had been trained accordingly and marked with badges.

Report on the results of monitoring of a mass event on November 24 in Minsk dedicated to the anniversary of the referendum of 1996

26.11.2015 Report on the results of monitoring of a mass event on November 24 in Minsk dedicated to the anniversary of the referendum of 1996

The mass event on November 24, 2015 was monitored fully and in person by six observers who had been trained and marked accordingly.

Report on results of monitoring of mass event on October 11 in Minsk

13.10.2015 Report on results of monitoring of mass event on October 11 in Minsk

The assembly and procession of October 11, 2015 in Minsk was peaceful. The absence of an application for holding mass actions, required by law, is not a reason to limit the freedom of peaceful assembly. We should also mention the spontaneous character of the action and the inability to identify the organizers.

Report on results of monitoring of mass event on October 10, 2015 in Minsk

11.10.2015 Report on results of monitoring of mass event on October 10, 2015 in Minsk

The assembly and procession on October 10, 2015 in Minsk was peaceful. The absence of an application for holding the mass event, required by law, is not a reason to limit the freedom of peaceful assembly.

Report on results of monitoring of People's Assembly in Minsk on October 4

05.10.2015 Report on results of monitoring of People's Assembly in Minsk on October 4

October 4, 2015 in Minsk the People's Assembly regarding the construction of a Russian military base in Belarus took place in Minsk.

Monitoring report on the picket held on September 16 to mark 16th anniversary of the disappearance of prominent figures

17.09.2015 Monitoring report on the picket held on September 16 to mark 16th anniversary of the disappearance of prominent figures

As before, the main problem of peaceful assemblies in Belarus is linked to the failure to properly implement positive obligations on the part of the authorities.

Report on monitoring of the picket "For Fair and Free Elections" in Minsk on September 10

11.09.2015 Report on monitoring of the picket "For Fair and Free Elections" in Minsk on September 10

The picket of September 10, 2015 was of peaceful nature. The absence of an application for holding the mass event, as required by law, is not a reason to limit the freedom of peaceful assembly.

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