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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OSCE released the protocol of negotiations in Minsk

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has published the text of the Protocol, based on the results of consultations of the Trilateral contact group regarding joint steps towards implementation of the Peace Plan of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and initiatives of President of Russia Vladimir Putin, that has been signed on 5 September in Minsk. 10 Sep 2014 »

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UN Human Rights Committee takes five new decisions concerning Belarus

At the 111th session, held 7-25 July, the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations considered five new cases concerning Belarus and issued decisions confirming the violation by the Government of Belarus of certain rights of Belarusian citizens. 02 Sep 2014 »

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New graduates of BISH project - the future of human rights community in Belarus

On 15-17 August Vilnius hosted final session of the third cycle of the project "Bring International Standards Home" (BISH), which is implemented within the framework of the "International Law in Advocacy" program. About 30 graduates received diplomas and certificates of participation in the training course. 19 Aug 2014 »

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The man who wears T-shirts "Lukashenka, go away!" could be the next political prisoner

On 5 August driver from Homel Yuryi Rubtsou was summoned to the Soviet district department of the Investigative Committee of Minsk. There he was interrogated as a suspect in a criminal case. 13 Aug 2014 »

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Call for the immediate release of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan

64 NGOs from Human Rights Houses Network call upon the Azerbaijani authorities, in their joint letter to President Ilham Aliyev, to immediately and unconditionally release Leyla Yunus, Arif Yunus and Rasul Jafarov, and lift all charges held against them. 09 Aug 2014 »

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