Aliaksandr Milinkevich Asks UN Countries Not to Elect Belarus to Human Rights Council

2007 2007-05-15T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

In his appeal the leader of the united democratic forces of Belarus writes:

‘The Belarusian democratic parties and NGOs are against giving to the Belarusian parliament a seat in the UN organ the aim of which is to promote respect to fundamental liberties and human rights…

In 2006 the situation of civil, political, economical, social and cultural rights in Belarus constantly deteriorated. Belarus has political prisoners: the leader of Belarusian Social Democratic Party Hramada, former candidate to presidential position Aliaksandr Kazulin, political leaders and public activists Mikalai Statkevich, Pavel Seviarynets, Zmitser Dashkevich, Andrei Klimau, Artur Finkevich, Mikola Autukhovich and Katsiaryna Sadouskaya…