Reporters without Borders Express Concern with Situation in Belarus

2006 2006-03-06T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 3 March the international human rights organization Reporters without Borders issued a statement to condemn the detention and beating of at least nine journalists who watched the detention of the candidate to presidency Aliaksandr Kazulin. Two of the journalists, including a corresponded of the newspaper Komsomolaskaya Pravda v Belorussii, were taken to a hospital. Reporters without Borders pointed the electoral campaign in Belarus was conducted in a fearful climate and was accompanied with violations of civil liberties and democratic norms.