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
On 16 July the presentation of the Commentary on the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On Advocacy and advocatory activities" took place in Minsk. Belarusian lawyers, human rights defenders and civil society representatives took part in the presentation and the following discussion. 19 Jul 2014 »
Human rights defender Ales Bialiatski continues meetings with European politicians and human rights defenders after his release. 15 Jul 2014 »
On 27 June the delegates of the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council voted to extend the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus. Miklós Haraszti (right) remains in this post since September 2012. 13 Jul 2014 »
Ales Bialiatski: "I am free, but we must remember, that there are political prisoners in the country
On June 27, the Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House hosted a press conference of Ales Bialiatski, a former political prisoner, Head of the Human Rights Centre Viasna, Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and one of the Belarusian HRH founders. Ales Bialiatski thanked those present for the attention, but repeatedly reminded about the rest of Belarusian political prisoners. 27 Jun 2014 »
4 August - the International Day of Solidarity with Civil Society…
- Belarus Watch (ByWatch)
- Belarusian Association of Journalists
- Belarusian Helsinki Committee
- Human Rights Center "Viasna"
Belarus in exile - Vilnius
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