Human Rights House Foundation

Belarus

Belarus – The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House

The Belarusian Human Rights House (HRH) addresses the main challenges faced by human rights activists in Belarus - the right to assembly and freedom of expression. This is achieved through the provision of a safe training and meeting space and facilities for human rights defenders, NGOs, journalists, students and teachers, as well as for international meetings and cultural events.

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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 »

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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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‪Lawyer Hanna Bakhtsina challenged decision of the Ministry of Justice to deprive her of the license

Lawyer Hanna Bakhtsina appealed the decision of the Ministry of Justice of Belarus to deprive her of the lawyer's license.‬ 01 Oct 2017 »

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