News for 1 Jul 2016
01.07.2016 Belarus: new UN resolution highlights the country’s appalling human rights situation
The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council reminded the international community of the appalling situation in Belarus today by adopting a resolution that raises a wide range of human rights violations committed in the country.
01.07.2016 Observers report little political pluralism in formation of election commissions
Observers of the Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections campaign have summed up one of the key stages of this year’s parliamentary election, which will significantly affect the final assessment of the vote.
01.07.2016 Report on the formation of territorial and district election commissions
Lack of clear selection criteria results in the selective approach in the formation of election commissions.