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News from the The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House - 2012

Image: Human rights defenders released the research on mass arrests after the elections on 19 December 2010 
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Human rights defenders released the research on mass arrests after the elections on 19 December 2010

Two years have passed since the presidential elections on 19 December 2010 in Belarus, which were remarkable for mass arrests and detentions of politicians and activists, some of whom are still imprisoned. On this occasion, human rights defenders presented their research, which indicated some details of those trials. 21 Dec 2012 »

Image: Mother of the executed - the human rights defender of the year in Belarus 
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Mother of the executed - the human rights defender of the year in Belarus

Representatives of a number of human rights organizations in Belarus on December 10 traditionally determined the best among human rights defenders, journalists and lawyers. Liubou Kavaliova (right), the mother of the executed for Minsk metro bombing was chosen as a Human rights defender of 2012. 16 Dec 2012 »

Image: The imprisonment conditions for Belarusian political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok was toughened. 
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The imprisonment conditions for Belarusian political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok was toughened.

On 4 December the court decided to send political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok (right) to the closed-type prison. The reason for that was his recognition as a “malicious violator of the imprisonment regime” in the prison, where he served his sentence. 14 Dec 2012 »

Image: Belarusian human rights defenders and lawyers met with the Ombudsman of Ukraine Valeriya Lutkovska

Belarusian human rights defenders and lawyers met with the Ombudsman of Ukraine Valeriya Lutkovska

On 29 October Belarusian lawyers and human rights defenders, the participants of the "International Law in Advocacy" program met with Ombudsman of Ukraine Valeriya Lutkovska (right) in Kiev at the the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights. 03 Dec 2012 »

Image: With its office confiscated, "Viasna" continues working 
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With its office confiscated, "Viasna" continues working

The office of the Belarusian Human Rights Center "Viasna" is scheduled to be confiscated on 26 November. Members of the organization are determined to continue their work in any circumstances. 23 Nov 2012 »

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