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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Stop government interference in activities of the Bar

Joint statement of Belarusian human rights organizations 15 Sep 2017 »

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Mother of the missing politician complains to the UN HRC, the Republic of Belarus against

The Republic of Belarus considers inadmissible the complaint to the HRC by Ulyana Zakharanka, the mother of the missing opposition politician and former Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus. 02 Sep 2017 »

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Human rights training in action in Belarus

Graduates of a one-year course on international human rights standards had their knowledge and skills thoroughly tested when hundreds of protestors and observers were detained in Belarus this spring. 24 Aug 2017 »

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5 trials of Belsat TV journalists this week in Belarus

Belarusian authorities don't allow Belsat journalists to cover official events, arrest them; moreover, there have recently been increasingly frequent trials and fines. 22 Aug 2017 »

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Representatives of the independent REP trade union officially charged

On 2 August 2017 the chairman of the Belarusian Independent Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry Workers (REP) Henadz Fiadynich and REP chief accountant Ihar Komlik were arrested in Minsk. Henadz Fiadynich is currently under house arrest, and Ihar Komlik is still in custody. On August 10 they were charged. 18 Aug 2017 »

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