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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Anaïs Marin

2024 2024-06-05T12:20:27+0300 2024-06-05T12:20:27+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In the present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 53/19, the Special Rapporteur, Anaïs Marin, provides an overview of her major concerns regarding human rights in Belarus between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024.

The report demonstrates an ongoing deterioration as the country entered a new electoral cycle. It overviews how repressive measures target Belarusian citizens inside and outside the country, affecting a broad spectrum of human rights. The report focuses on the right to freedom of association, revealing a targeted eradication of all independent associations in Belarus since 2021, which affects civil society organizations and initiatives, political parties, trade unions, bar associations and religious organizations.

The full report in English can be downloaded here.

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