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Image: The UN adopted a resolution on the role of human rights defenders. Belarus overlooked the document

The UN adopted a resolution on the role of human rights defenders. Belarus overlooked the document

Belarus is not among the 75 countries that clearly stated the need to protect human rights defenders. By doing this, the Belarusian authorities have witnessed their true position towards the human rights community, thinks Ales Bialiatski, head of the HRC "Viasna". 25 Nov 2017 »

Image: Alternative report on violations of Roma rights in Belarus sent to UN

Alternative report on violations of Roma rights in Belarus sent to UN

Human rights defenders have submitted to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination an alternative report on the implementation by the Republic of Belarus of the corresponding UN Convention. The report's authors concluded that the Roma in Belarus are subject to discrimination, particularly in employment, resulting in exclusion, extreme poverty, and criminalization of the part of country’s Roma population. 09 Nov 2017 »

Image: Haraszti: Belarus returned this year to mass oppression of those who protested against its policies 
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Haraszti: Belarus returned this year to mass oppression of those who protested against its policies

On 26 October, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus Miklós Haraszti presented his report on the human rights situation in the country at the 72th session of the UN General Assembly in New York (USA). 02 Nov 2017 »

Image: Belarusian Human Rights Defenders’ Forum

Belarusian Human Rights Defenders’ Forum

Some 140 representatives of 29 independent Belarusian human rights organisations gather in Vilnius, for the fourth Belarusian Human Rights Defenders' Forum. 23 Oct 2017 »

Image: Belarusian HRH joined the code of ethics of the Belarusian human rights defenders

Belarusian HRH joined the code of ethics of the Belarusian human rights defenders

On 10 October the Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House joined the "Principles on human rights work in Belarus" 11 Oct 2017 »

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