Participants of Human Rights Forum call to release detained activists

21.10.2017 Participants of Human Rights Forum call to release detained activists

We, participants of the 4th Belarusian Human Rights Forum, strongly protest against the pre-emptive detention of activists ahead of the protest “March of Angry Belarusians", which was held today, October 21, in Kastryčnickaja Square in Minsk.

Stop government interference in activities of the Bar

13.09.2017 Stop government interference in activities of the Bar

Joint statement of Belarusian human rights organizations

Stop prosecution of Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik

04.08.2017 Stop prosecution of Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik

Joint Statement of Belarusian Human Rights Organizations

Position of Belarusian Human Rights Organizations as Regards Overall Human Rights Situation in Belarus

29.06.2017 Position of Belarusian Human Rights Organizations as Regards Overall Human Rights Situation in Belarus

We, representatives of the Belarusian human rights community, hereby express our joint position as regards the human rights situation in Belarus before the session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the next round of the EU-Belarus Dialogue on Human Rights.

HRDs call for immediate release of all persons arrested in ‘rioting and armed group case’ after reports of torture in KGB prison

07.06.2017 HRDs call for immediate release of all persons arrested in ‘rioting and armed group case’ after reports of torture in KGB prison

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights organizations

Immediately release political prisoner Viachaslau Kasinerau

06.04.2017 Immediately release political prisoner Viachaslau Kasinerau

We believe that Viachaslau Kasinerau is a political prisoner and urge the Belarusian authorities to drop the criminal charges against him and to immediately release the activist.

Stop whipping up hysteria and atmosphere of fear in the Belarusian society and ensure respect for human rights

24.03.2017 Stop whipping up hysteria and atmosphere of fear in the Belarusian society and ensure respect for human rights

A joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community. 24 March 2017, Minsk

Belarus: First death sentence in 2017

22.03.2017 Belarus: First death sentence in 2017

Paris-Minsk. FIDH and its member organisation in Belarus Human Rights Centre "Viasna" denounce the first death sentence in 2017 and regret the Belarusian authorities continue to ignore calls to render Europe a death penalty-free zone.

Belarus crackdown: more than 200 arrested or detained in two weeks

17.03.2017 Belarus crackdown: more than 200 arrested or detained in two weeks

The new repression of peaceful protesters currently ongoing in Belarus confirms the absence of political change, declared FIDH and Human Rights Center (HRC) Viasna today.

Stop persecution of citizens for exercising their right to peaceful protest and expression

11.03.2017 Stop persecution of citizens for exercising their right to peaceful protest and expression

The Human Rights Center "Viasna" notes the deterioration of the overall human rights situation in the country.

Belarusian human rights community insists on abolition of the death penalty

02.12.2016 Belarusian human rights community insists on abolition of the death penalty

Belarusian human rights community condemns recent executions and reiterates calls to abolish the death penalty.

Belarus: third consecutive execution concealed for nearly a month from the public and relatives

02.12.2016 Belarus: third consecutive execution concealed for nearly a month from the public and relatives

Execution of Henadz Yakavitski on 5 November 2016 is the fourth execution in 2016, making it the highest number of executions per year since 2008.

Stop persecution of Andrei Bandarenka. Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

29.11.2016 Stop persecution of Andrei Bandarenka. Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community on new criminal charges against Andrei Bandarenka

Viasna demands to release Aliaksandr Lapitski from psychiatric hospital and to decriminalize defamation offenses

15.11.2016 Viasna demands to release Aliaksandr Lapitski from psychiatric hospital and to decriminalize defamation offenses

On November 14, it became known that Aliaksandr Lapitski, 80, was forcibly sent to a psychiatric hospital, after a court decision in the criminal case against him had entered into force.

Joint position of human rights defenders on adoption of plan to implement UN recommendations

04.11.2016 Joint position of human rights defenders on adoption of plan to implement UN recommendations

Joint Position of Belarusian Human Rights Organizations on Adoption of Interagency Plan of Implementation of Recommendations for Belarus from UN mechanisms

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