Official Minsk is criticized in Baku over political prisoners

2014 2014-07-01T16:02:21+0300 2014-07-01T16:02:21+0300 en

Two committees of the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE adopted resolutions on Belarus.

The Committee on Democracy and Human Rights included in its resolution a call for the immediate release and rehabilitation of all political prisoners in Belarus.

This is reported by BelaPAN citing the head of the OSCE PA Working Group on Belarus Christian Holm.

Mr. Holm said that the paragraph should always be entered in the resolution until its execution.

Amendment to the resolution of the Political Committee expresses concern "deficit of democratic political institutions and the lack of democratic progress in Belarus."

The present OSCE PA session is held in the Baku from June 28 to July 2. Belarus is represented by Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Representatives Viktar Huminski, a member of the Standing Commission of the Chamber of Representatives on Foreign affairs Valiantsina Leanenka and Chairman of the Standing Commission of the National Assembly on Foreign Affairs and National Security Uladzimir Sianko.