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News from the The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House - 2007

Image: UN condemned Belarus for human rights violations

UN condemned Belarus for human rights violations

On November 21 the Third UN Committee adopted the resolution on Human Rights situation in the Republic of Belarus. The document was introduced by USA in co-authorship with Australia, EU, Israel, Canada, Switzerland and Japan. The resolution expresses ‘deep concern’ with the systematic HR violations in the Republic of Belarus and ‘further erosion of the democratic processes’. 23 Nov 2007 »

Image: Belarusian political prisoner in terrible conditions

Belarusian political prisoner in terrible conditions

Belarusian human right defenders express deep concern about the destiny of the political prisoner Andrey Klimau. They appeal to everyone to support Mr. Klimau as he is kept in very bad conditions in the prison. On August 1 he was convicted for 2 years of prison for the publications in the Internet. 23 Nov 2007 »

Image: Social March “For Justice” in Minsk

Social March “For Justice” in Minsk

Social March “For Justice” took place in Minsk in November the 4th. Participants of the action put number of claims to the authorities - to stop the prices increase, to carry out economical reforms in the Republic of Belarus, to get back the benefits, to give liberty to the privet industry, to increase wages and retires payments.   07 Nov 2007 »

Image: Belarusian Supreme Court dismisses Viasna's claim

Belarusian Supreme Court dismisses Viasna's claim

The Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus considered the Ministry of Justice refusal to register Human Rights Association “Viasna” warrantable. The trial was open. The Belarusian democratic society has no doubts in a political way to resolve the question. 30 Oct 2007 »

Image: Three years since Belarusian journalist Veranika Cherkasova was murdered

Three years since Belarusian journalist Veranika Cherkasova was murdered

Three years ago, 20 October 2004, the opposition Belarusian journalist Veranika Cherkasova was found stabbed in her apartment in Minsk.  Her relatives and colleagues still did not get the clear answer who was guilty in her death. They do not exclude she could be murdered for her professional activity:  Veranika wrote a lot about special forces activity and covered  Belarusian and Iraqi relationships during Hussein period. 22 Oct 2007 »

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