UN Adopts Resolution on Belarus
On initiative of the United States and the EU countries the UN General Assembly’s Committee has adopted a resolution “On Human Rights in Belarus”. The resolution was passed by a vote of 70 to 31 with 67 abstentions. Russia and China voted against the resolution.
ITAR-TASS reports, the resolution states the practice of harassment and criminal prosecution of oppositionists, human rights activists, journalists and NGOs is growing in Belarus.