Belarusian Human Rights Defenders Often Become Victims of Pressure and Intimidation by the Authorities, Concludes Amnesty International in Its Special Report

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The document points out, many human rights organizations in Belarus have been liquidated on the ground of questionable laws and regulations. The liquidation verdicts were made by courts, which independence was many times challenged by international community.
The AI report stresses serious restrictions of the freedom of speech in Belarus and makes an assumption Internet media will become the next victim, reports RFE/RL.