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Miklós Haraszti: International scrutiny of the situation in Belarus has to be continued

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Miklós Haraszti: International scrutiny of the situation in Belarus has to be continued

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Miklós Haraszti: International scrutiny of the situation in Belarus has to be continued The last report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus will stress the need of renewing the country mandate, Miklós Haraszti said during a meeting with Belarusian […]

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Human Rights Situation in Belarus: January 2018

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Situation in Belarus: January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Situation in Belarus: January 2018 Summary: as of the beginning of 2018, the country’s prisons continued to hold two political prisoners: Mikhail Zhamchuzhny and Dzmitry Paliyenka. The latter is a prisoner of conscience, according to Amnesty International; the […]

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Five men sentenced to death in 2017, says Supreme Court

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Five men sentenced to death in 2017, says Supreme Court

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Five men sentenced to death in 2017, says Supreme Court http://spring96.org/en/news/88984 2018 2018-01-31T12:43:56+0300 2018-01-31T12:43:56+0300 2018-01-31T12:47:23+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/valer-kalinkovicz.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” Deputy Chairman of […]

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Leading Chechnya Rights Defender Framed for Drug Possession

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Leading Chechnya Rights Defender Framed for Drug Possession

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Leading Chechnya Rights Defender Framed for Drug Possession Human rights defenders in Chechnya have reported to Front Line Defenders that a large quantity of illegal drugs was planted in Oyub’s vehicle after he was stopped on the road and brought […]

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Blocking of Charter-97 further attack on freedom of speech in Belarus, HRDs say

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Blocking of Charter-97 further attack on freedom of speech in Belarus, HRDs say

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Blocking of Charter-97 further attack on freedom of speech in Belarus, HRDs say The Ministry of Information has announced official reasons for its decision to restrict access to the charter97.org website, saying the resource was spreading information that could harm […]

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EU Urges Belarus To Spare Two On Death Row

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on EU Urges Belarus To Spare Two On Death Row

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: EU Urges Belarus To Spare Two On Death Row The European Union has sharply criticized Belarus for sentencing two men to death, and repeated its call for President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s government to abolish capital punishment, RFE/RL said. Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman […]

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Report on the registration of candidates for deputies of local councils

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Report on the registration of candidates for deputies of local councils

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Report on the registration of candidates for deputies of local councils http://spring96.org/en/news/88919 2018 2018-01-24T13:49:26+0300 2018-01-24T13:49:26+0300 2018-01-24T13:52:35+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/logo_elections.png The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” EXECUTIVE SUMMARY […]

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REP leader Fiadynich: There is flagrant and blatant interference in trade union’s internal affairs

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on REP leader Fiadynich: There is flagrant and blatant interference in trade union’s internal affairs

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: REP leader Fiadynich: There is flagrant and blatant interference in trade union’s internal affairs Chairman of the REP trade union Henadz Fiadynich. Photo: HRC “Viasna” The Trade Union of Radio and Electronic Industry (REP) has issued a statement to condemn […]

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Council of Europe: ‘Death is no justice’

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Council of Europe: ‘Death is no justice’

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Council of Europe: ‘Death is no justice’ http://spring96.org/en/news/88898 2018 2018-01-22T16:49:50+0300 2018-01-22T16:49:50+0300 2018-01-22T16:52:54+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/council-of-europe.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” “Two new death verdicts handed on […]

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Denying registration to opposition candidates aims at securing desired turnout

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  Belarus, English, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on Denying registration to opposition candidates aims at securing desired turnout

MIL OSI – Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English – Press Release/Statement Headline: Denying registration to opposition candidates aims at securing desired turnout Preventing a large number of candidates from the opposition to run in the local elections is the most glaring peculiarity of the phase of registration of candidates, which ended on […]

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