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Human rights trends from Caucasus and Eastern Europe

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Belarusian HRH

Alternative report on violations of Roma rights in Belarus sent to UN

Human rights defenders have submitted to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination an alternative report on the implementation by the Republic of Belarus of the corresponding UN Convention. The report's authors concluded that the Roma in Belarus are subject to discrimination, particularly in employment, resulting in exclusion, extreme poverty, and criminalization of the part of country’s Roma population. 09 Nov 2017 »

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Belarusian HRH

Haraszti: Belarus returned this year to mass oppression of those who protested against its policies

On 26 October, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus Miklós Haraszti presented his report on the human rights situation in the country at the 72th session of the UN General Assembly in New York (USA). 02 Nov 2017 »

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UN expert: Rule of law under threat in Poland

“The reform undertaken by the Government, presented as a cure, appears to be worse than the disease affecting the Polish judiciary” declared the UN expert on the independence of the judiciary, concluding his visit to Poland last week. 01 Nov 2017 »

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Defenders released on bail in Turkey

Human rights defender Özlem Dalkiran and several of her colleagues have been released on bail. HRHF calls for the charges against them to be immediately and unconditionally dropped. 30 Oct 2017 »

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Crimea the “peninsula of fear”

Human rights defenders Tetiana Pechonchyk and Olga Skrypnyk give insights into the dire situation in Crimea and what needs to be done to address it. 27 Oct 2017 »

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