News on the topic: international organizations
12.01.2023 Belarus in HRW's World report 2022: Mass peaceful protests wound down but repressions continue
Human Rights Watch has published World Report 2022, an annual review of the human rights situation in the world. Belarus chapter provides information about the governmental repressions against civil society in 2022.
27.12.2022 FIDH urges Belarus authorities to stop prosecution of Viasna members
In advance of the trial, the FIDH Observatory demands release and calls for solidarity actions in support of the imprisoned human rights defenders in Belarus.
23.09.2022 Front Line Defenders concerned about extension of detention for Nasta Loika
Front Line Defenders is gravely concerned about the lack of information on the whereabouts of human rights defender Nasta Loika and calls upon the Belarusian authorities to immediately release her from detention.
09.12.2021 CCBE Human Rights Award 2021 granted to four Belarusian lawyers
CCBE Human Rights Award 2021 granted to iliya Ulasava, Maksim Znak, Dzmitry Laeuski and Leanid Sudalenka.
06.12.2021 Western companies continue to advertise heavily on Lukashenko’s TV stations
The non-governmental organizations Libereco and Professional Union of Belarusians in Britain (PUBB) have published a new monitoring report of advertising on Lukashenko’s TV channels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.