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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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Ten years as a home for human rights

This year, Belarusian human rights defenders celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Belarusian Human Rights House, established in exile in Vilnius, Lithuania. 23 Feb 2017 »

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Belarus visa-free travel: Will civil society benefit?

From 12 February, people from 80 countries will be able to travel to Belarus without a visa, for five days at a time. While some may start planning their vacations, Belarusian human rights defenders look at what this means for civil society. 26 Jan 2017 »

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The second international conference on the abolition of the death penalty was held in Minsk

The second international conference "Abolition of the death penalty and public opinion" opened on 13 December in Minsk. The conference is organized by the Council of Europe in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus. 16 Dec 2016 »

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“The bloody reality of Belarus’ judicial system stains Europe” – UN expert says of executions

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Miklós Haraszti, has said that the recent executions carried out by Belarus, and confirmed last week, show once again the persistent disregard for human rights in the country. 06 Dec 2016 »

Image: Belarusian human rights community strongly urges authorities to abolish the death penalty

Belarusian human rights community strongly urges authorities to abolish the death penalty

Human rights organizations and initiatives of Belarus condemn the execution of death penalties and strongly urge authorities to abolish capital punishment. 02 Dec 2016 »

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