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Belarus overlooks UNGA resolution on the role of human rights defenders

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Belarus overlooks UNGA resolution on the role of human rights defenders

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus overlooks UNGA resolution on the role of human rights defenders On November 20, UN Member States unanimously endorsed the free and independent role of human rights defenders at the UN. Belarus is not among the 75 countries that co-sponsored […]

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HRHF launches new report on funding civil society

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on HRHF launches new report on funding civil society

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: HRHF launches new report on funding civil society Adaptable work methods are key in ensuring civil society’s access to foreign funding in increasingly restrictive environments, according to a new report by Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF). More and more countries […]

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Arbitrary detention and false prosecution of political opponents continue, UN expert says

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Arbitrary detention and false prosecution of political opponents continue, UN expert says

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Arbitrary detention and false prosecution of political opponents continue, UN expert says Miklós Haraszti, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus. Photo: unmultimedia.org GENEVA (14 November 2017) – The recent arrests and detention of two political opponents […]

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Human rights activists launch campaign of monitoring local elections

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Human rights activists launch campaign of monitoring local elections

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Human rights activists launch campaign of monitoring local elections Coordinators of the campaign “Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections” Uladzimir Labkovich (HRC “Viasna”) and Aleh Hulak (Belarusian Helsinki Committee) Following the official announcement of local elections, “Human Rights Defenders For […]

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Fact sheet on the press conference by the campaign “Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections”

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Fact sheet on the press conference by the campaign “Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections”

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fact sheet on the press conference by the campaign “Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections” Press conference “Local Elections on the Background of Shelved Electoral Changes” 16 November 2017, Minsk Campaign “Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections” Website: elections2018.spring96.org Fact sheet […]

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Local elections on the background of shelved electoral changes — press conference by human rights defenders

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Local elections on the background of shelved electoral changes — press conference by human rights defenders

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Local elections on the background of shelved electoral changes — press conference by human rights defenders When: November 16, 11:00 am Where: 8-26 Vulica Miarzhynskaha (office of the HRC “Viasna”) More details by phone: +375 17 394 63 11 Campaign’s […]

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Eastern Partnership Summit: Azerbaijan and Belarus leaders should be pushed towards democratization

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Eastern Partnership Summit: Azerbaijan and Belarus leaders should be pushed towards democratization

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Eastern Partnership Summit: Azerbaijan and Belarus leaders should be pushed towards democratization Ilham Aliyev and Aliaksandr Lukashenka. Photo: AFP Dozens of leading international and national human rights organizations, including two Belarusian groups, have called on EU leaders to raise the […]

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Sakharov Freedom Award goes to anti-torture fighters in Russia

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Sakharov Freedom Award goes to anti-torture fighters in Russia

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Sakharov Freedom Award goes to anti-torture fighters in Russia Elena Milashina (Novaya Gazeta) and Olga Sadovskaya (Committee against Torture). Photo: nhc.no The Norwegian Helsinki Committee’s Sakharov Freedom Award 2017 is awarded to the newspaper Novaya Gazeta and the organization Committee […]

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Report on violations of Roma rights in Belarus sent to UN

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Report on violations of Roma rights in Belarus sent to UN

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Report on violations of Roma rights in Belarus sent to UN http://spring96.org/en/news/88247 2017 2017-11-06T14:41:15+0300 2017-11-06T14:41:15+0300 2017-11-06T14:42:59+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/roma-amnesty.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” Photo: amnesty.org […]

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Ukrainian human rights activist banned from Belarus

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Ukrainian human rights activist banned from Belarus

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Ukrainian human rights activist banned from Belarus http://spring96.org/en/news/88231 2017 2017-11-03T12:12:37+0300 2017-11-03T12:12:37+0300 2017-11-03T12:14:13+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/bajarski-nazar.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” Nazarii Boiarskyi. Photo: belaruspartisan.org Nazarii Boiarskyi, […]

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