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.
Human rights trends
During the ninth working meeting of the OSCE Human Dimension Conference in Warsaw, on 25 September the problems of democratic institutions, including democratic elections, were raised. Uladzimir Labkovich (right), coordinator of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections", presented the position of Belarusian human rights defenders on the current presidential election. 29 Sep 2015 »
Warsaw, 23 September 2015 – Human Rights House Network has highlighted the growing intimidation and persecution of human rights lawyers, and made the case for strengthening the protection they receive, in its report Human Rights Lawyers at Risk: Making the Case for Protection of Legal Professionals in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. 23 Sep 2015 »
Civil society has less and less space to breathe or even exist in many countries, let alone participate in public life. Authorities are using restrictions as a pretext to prosecute and imprison human rights defenders, criminalising the right to be a human rights defender, and the right to assemble and associate. 15 Sep 2015 »
The politician and 2010 presidential election candidate Aliaksei (Ales) Mikhalevich returned to Belarus after more than four years of forced exile. 10 Sep 2015 »
On 7 October 2015, at 16:00 the Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human R…
- Belarus Watch (ByWatch)
- Belarusian Association of Journalists
- Belarusian Helsinki Committee
- Human Rights Center "Viasna"
Belarus in exile - Vilnius
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