News on the topic: human rights
28.09.2023 Three MPs from Germany and Austria become godparents to Mikita Karpenka, Danuta Peradnia and Kiryl Klimau
Jürgen Hardt (German Bundestag, CDU), Bettina Stark-Watzinger (German Bundestag, FDP) and Andreas Schieder (European Parliament, SPÖ, Austria) have again taken on a godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.
20.09.2023 Human rights activist Ales Bialiatski awarded Golden Laurels
The award for Ales Bialiatski was received by human rights activist Alena Laptsionak, and Pavel Latushka spoke at the ceremony.
18.09.2023 "We are restoring justice." Human rights activists explained their large statement on giving the status of "former political prisoners"
On September 18, the human rights community of Belarus made a large statement demanding the full rehabilitation of 150 people at once.
18.09.2023 Libereco initiates a joint international campaign for justice from Belarusian judges
Twenty human rights organisations from ten different countries signed a letter that has been sent to 413 Belarusian judges.
11.09.2023 The UN calls for lifting the ban on issuing Belarusian passports abroad
This follows from the organization's message on Twitter.
08.09.2023 Lukashenka's decree puts exiled citizens at risk
The decree bars renewing passports, completing other transactions from abroad
08.09.2023 Statement of human rights defenders of Belarus on recognition of ten political prisoners
Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
05.09.2023 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: August 2023
On August 31, the Homieĺ Regional Court passed a harsh sentence on journalist and cultural activist Larysa Shchyrakova.
04.09.2023 "The real Belarus is free, open, making a European choice." Natalia Pinchuk at the Nobel Peace Conference 2023
On August 31, Oslo hosted the Nobel Peace Conference 2023, which this year celebrates the achievements of human rights defenders.
05.08.2023 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: July 2023
On July 11, Belarusian artist and political prisoner Ales Pushkin died in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Hrodna.
06.07.2023 UN special communication to Belarus on criminal prosecution of Viasna members released
Communication remained confidential for 60 days before being made public, giving the Government time to reply.
05.07.2023 UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus: “Human rights situation in Belarus is catastrophic”
Anaïs Marin, presented her new report at the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).
04.07.2023 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: June 2023
Human rights defender Nasta Loika was sentenced to seven years in prison on arbitrary politically motivated charges.
29.06.2023 Natallia Pinchuk in European Parliament: “Belarusian people did not submit. The events of 2020 are not forgotten.”
On June 28, the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights discussed the situation with human rights and political prisoners in Belarus.
02.06.2023 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: May 2023
The negation of human rights, suppression of freedoms and large-scale repressions are still characteristic of the domestic policy of the Belarusian authorities.