Belarus – Belarusian Human Rights House in exile in Vilnius
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.
Human rights trends
On 13-15 of May Vilnius hosted the final conference of the Human Rights House Network's project "International Law in Advocacy. The Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers". The participants of this conference were the best lawyers and advocates from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. During the year they were studying online, performing tasks, discussing the problems of legal protection on the forums and at the same time practicing their skills of applying the international standards into professional activities. 20 May 2013 »
A group of former Belarusian lawyers, who have been persecuted by the authorities, addressed their Ukrainian colleagues with words of support. They sent a letter to the Higher Qualification and Disciplinary Bar Commission of Ukraine. 14 May 2013 »
On 17 April the representatives of the Belarusian Human Rights House organised a lecture on human rights for schoolchildren of Vilnius. The organizers introduced fundamental rights and freedoms to high school pupils through interactive exercises. 11 May 2013 »
On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, Freedom House has published an annual report where Belarus was once again among the worst countries in the world in the field of freedom of speech. The organization "Reporters Without Borders", in turn, condemned the persecution of Belarusian journalists. 09 May 2013 »
In the Special Rapporteur's assessment, human rights remain systemically and systematically restricted, especially in the case of the freedoms of association, of assembly, and of expression and opinion, as well as the guarantees of due process and fair trial. 02 May 2013 »
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- Belarusian Helsinki Committee
- Human Rights Center "Viasna"
Belarus in exile - Vilnius
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