On 1 March, the Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) sent a letter to President Alexander Lukashenka of the Republic of Belarus. (2 March 2002)

In the letter, HFHR expresses its concern on account of the threat of closing down the Brest Regional Center of Civil Initiatives Support ´´Viezha”, which is one of the best-known human rights organizations in the country.