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Image: The UN Human Rights Committee registered the first "parasite tax" complaint

The UN Human Rights Committee registered the first "parasite tax" complaint

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) took into consideration the complaint of Vladimir Katsora, one of Homel spring protests activists. 10 Aug 2017 »

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Belarusian human rights defenders speak against persecution of trade unions

On 3 August 2017, the Belarusian human rights organizations issued a joint statement against the persecution of the leaders of the REP trade union Igor Komlik and Gennadiy Fedynich. The full text of the statement is below. 04 Aug 2017 »

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Another 2 death verdicts handed down in Belarus

On 21 July two death verdicts were handed down in relation to 36-year-old Ihar Hershankou and 31-year-old Siamion Berazhnou. 26 Jul 2017 »

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The OSCE PA adopted a Resolution on the situation in Eastern Europe criticizing Belarus

Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions (the Third General Committee) of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly adopted a resolution on the situation in Eastern Europe on 8 July in Minsk. The resolution contains criticism of the government of Belarus, Russia and Azerbaijan. 12 Jul 2017 »

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18 thousand people from around the world signed a petition to abolish death penalty in Belarus

18 thousand signatures under the petition to abolish death penalty were handed over to President’s Administration by human rights defenders on 6 July. Signatures, collected in the framework of the global Amnesty International campaign, were brought to Administration by a representative of this organisation Aisha Jung. 10 Jul 2017 »

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