Relatives of Missing Politicians Support Resolution of UN Commission on Human Rights

2004 2004-04-23T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the letter, directed to the UN Commission on Human Rights Zinaida Hanchar wrote on behalf of mothers of the kidnapped Yury Zakharanka, Viktar Hanchar and Zmitser Zavadski and her own wrote: We express our gratitude for adoption of the Resolution on the situation of human rights in Belarus of 15 April 2004. We thank you for raising the issue of forced disappearances of our relatives, political opponents of the existing regime is discussed at such a high level and for the fact that more and more people from different countries of the world become concerned with our grief.

We hope that the demands that are stated in the Resolution will be heard and will be not only considered by Belarusian authorities but will also become a guideline for them.

We support your decision to appoint a Special reporter whom we would be glad to meet in Belarus and tell him more details about what happened to our relatives and how the investigation is conducted.”