News for 10 Mar 2016
10.03.2016 PACE insists on moratorium on the death penalty in Belarus
“A world without the death penalty will not be weaker, it will only improve,” said Andrea Rigoni, representative of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, in his speech at today’s international conference in Minsk.
10.03.2016 EU Special Representative for Human Rights meets with Belarusian human rights activists
The Minsk office of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” hosted yesterday a meeting of representatives of a number of Belarusian human rights organizations with Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights, as well as Ms. Andrea Wiktorin, head of the EU Delegation in Minsk, and the EU Mission’s employee on political issues Ms. Renata Wrobel.