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Far from free and fair elections in Belarus

The opposition now has one seat in Belarus, for the first time in 20 years, following the parliamentary elections on the 11th of September. Still, the election did not meet a number of key international standards for fair and free elections, observers say. 12 Sep 2016 »

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Belarusian HRH

Mother of the executed Belarusian sent a complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee

Belarusian citizens continue to appeal to the UN Human Rights Committee with complaints against cruel, inhuman treatment and torture. Recently, such complaint was sent to the Human Rights Committee by Tamara Sialiun, the mother of sentenced to death Pavel Sialiun. 10 Sep 2016 »

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Putting democracy and human rights back on the political agenda

Ahead of parliamentary elections in Croatia on 11 September, the Platform 112 coalition of more than 70 civil society organisations, together with the Croatian Journalist Association, held a pre-election debate with political candidates. The debate focused on human rights, civil society, democracy, peace-building, access to justice, and equality. 10 Sep 2016 »

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Belarusian HRH

ENEMO observers are unwelcome in Belarus

The Belarusian Central Election Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus have not replied to a request asking to invite an ENEMO mission to observe the parliamentary elections. 28 Aug 2016 »

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Belarusian HRH

"Pro-government public associations are in fact organisers of election in Belarus"

Five pro-government public associations are in fact organisers of election in Belarus. Such opinion was expressed by Valyantsin Stefanovich, the expert of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections", when he was commenting on the difference between number of nominees to precinct election commissions from political parties and public associations. 16 Aug 2016 »

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