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Human Rights House and UN representatives condemn new repressions in Belarus

16.07.2021 Human Rights House and UN representatives condemn new repressions in Belarus

The United Nations Country Team in Belarus (UNCT) issued a statement informing that it has been following with great concern reports of detentions of civil society representatives and searches in the offices of a wide range of civil society organizations, charity projects and private apartments of individual activists.

Civic Solidarity Platform calls for more decisive action by international community against Lukashenka's regime

15.07.2021 Civic Solidarity Platform calls for more decisive action by international community against Lukashenka's regime

The Civic Solidarity Platform issued a statement today, in which its members urged the international community to take more decisive actions against the Lukashenka regime.

International human rights organizations condemn newest wave of repressions against civil society in Belarus

15.07.2021 International human rights organizations condemn newest wave of repressions against civil society in Belarus

Civil Rights Defenders and Front Line Defenders issued statements in support of the civil society under pressure in Belarus.

Mandate of Special Rapporteur on Belarus extended for another year

13.07.2021 Mandate of Special Rapporteur on Belarus extended for another year

On July 13, at the 47th session of the Human Rights Council, the Resolution on the human rights situation in Belarus was debated and passed.

OSCE PA condemned Belarus' authorities for countering dissent

07.07.2021 OSCE PA condemned Belarus' authorities for countering dissent

Among the issues debated at the session of the OSCE PA, a resolution on “The general approach to dissent in Belarus” was adopted.

"International community must work together to force authorities to respect human rights". HRC holds interactive dialogue on Belarus

05.07.2021 "International community must work together to force authorities to respect human rights". HRC holds interactive dialogue on Belarus

On July 5, at the 47th session of the UN Council on Human Rights, the issue of Belarus was raised during an interactive dialogue where the Special Rapporteur Anaïs Marin presented her regular report.

Civic Solidarity Platform's anti-torture working group presents its second Index on Torture

29.06.2021 Civic Solidarity Platform's anti-torture working group presents its second Index on Torture

In 2020, the Working Group developed the Index and conducted the first pilot measurement in 8 countries of the OSCE region.

International NGOs: Nestlé must immediately stop funding state media in Belarus

24.06.2021 International NGOs: Nestlé must immediately stop funding state media in Belarus

Over 50 non-governmental organisations are therefore calling on the Swiss food company to immediately end its support for the Lukashenko regime’s TV propaganda.

PACE: the situation in Belarus is a threat to whole of Europe

23.06.2021 PACE: the situation in Belarus is a threat to whole of Europe

On June 23, at a morning sitting of PACE, members of working groups debated on the topic "The situation in Belarus: a threat to the whole of Europe".

International human rights organizations urge HRC to support extension of mandate of Special Rapporteur on Belarus

22.06.2021 International human rights organizations urge HRC to support extension of mandate of Special Rapporteur on Belarus

The 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council will touch upon the Belarusian issue.

US Department of State reports about 2018 human rights violations in Belarus

14.03.2019 US Department of State reports about 2018 human rights violations in Belarus

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of U.S. Department of State issued the Report on Human Rights Practices for 2018 in Belarus.

New Amnesty International report: crackdown on CSOs persists in Belarus

21.02.2019 New Amnesty International report: crackdown on CSOs persists in Belarus

The new report Laws Designed to Silence: The Global Crackdown on Civil Society Organizations reveals the startling number of countries that are using bullying techniques and repressive regulations to prevent NGOs from doing their vital work, including in Belarus.

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders urges Belarus to stop harassment of Brest activists

21.02.2019 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders urges Belarus to stop harassment of Brest activists

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders issued an urgent appeal to stop the persecution of environmental activists in Brest.

Belarusian trade union case raised with the EU

21.01.2019 Belarusian trade union case raised with the EU

International trade unions brought concerns of deteriorating environment for democracy and fundamental rights in Belarus to the European Union authorities.

Belarus in World Report 2019 by Human Rights Watch

17.01.2019 Belarus in World Report 2019 by Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch issued an annual review of human rights around the globe. Belarus deserves a special chapter.

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