News for 17 Jul 2020
17.07.2020 Picks of the week
25 people detained after filing complaints with the Central Election Commission; RFE/RL reporter beaten and charged with resisting arrest; four people held in criminal case following election protest in Minsk
17.07.2020 Amnesty International: Misogyny and discrimination fuels vicious campaign against activists ahead of election
The Belarusian authorities must halt their crackdown on all dissent ahead of the presidential election on 9 August, and immediately end their vicious campaign of targeting women activists and family members of political opposition representatives using tactics fueled by misogyny, Amnesty International said today.
17.07.2020 Human Rights Council extends mandate on Belarus
The Human Rights Council this morning adopted six resolutions in which it, among other actions, extended the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus.