November 16, 2020

Лето и избирательная кампания – под знаком перемен

Т. Ревяко: Весной 2020 года, во время вспышки эпидемии Covid-19, я почувствовала, что ситуация начала меняться… Беларусы изменились.

November 16, 2020

“Change” was the heartbeat of the summer and this election campaign

“It was in spring 2020, during the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic, when I started feeling that the situation was changing… Belarusians were changing.”

November 6, 2020

Civic Solidarity Platform statement on the OSCE Moscow Mechanism report on Belarus

Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) has issued a statement on the OSCE Moscow Mechanism report on Belarus calling for the international community to undertake effective and coordinated actions to implement its recommendations. The statement is signed by several CSP member organisations including Human Rights House Foundation.

November 2, 2020

We will not give up on Belarus

For weeks we have been following the protests against Alexander Lukashenko’s regime in Belarus. Before us, we see a repetition of the large, seemingly leaderless demonstrations in recent years around the world — from Tahrir Square in Cairo, to the democracy riots in Hong Kong and Black Lives Matter in the United States, to the undulating crowd in Minsk.

October 29, 2020

Women-only protests in Belarus

“The very first women-only protest happened at midday on Wednesday, 12 August 2020. Women all dressed in white gathered in central Minsk, to show that we protesters are peaceful, and we are against violence.”

September 25, 2020

Belarus: Criminal defamation case against editor-in-chief of Nasha Niva Yahor Martsinovich must be dropped

Human Rights House Foundation joins 30 Belarusian and international organisations calling for the Belarusian authorities to drop their criminal defamation lawsuit against editor-in-chief of Nasha Niva, Yahor Martsinovich and to immediately release him from custody.

September 18, 2020

New UN human rights investigative mechanism in Belarus must accompany political dialogue

After holding an urgent debate today to scrutinise the serious human rights violations surrounding the 9 August presidential election in Belarus, the UN took immediate action, mandating its most senior human rights official to outline a process for accountability in Belarus before the end of the year.

September 16, 2020

We stand with Belarus

Download our “We Stand With Belarus” graphics pack to show your support on the Global Day of Solidarity with Belarus, 20 September 2020.

September 14, 2020

Open statement in connection with the detention of Belarusian lawyers Ilya Salei and Maksim Znak

More than 60 civil society organisations and actors, including Human Rights House Foundation, have signed an open letter expressing deep concern at the detention of lawyers Ilya Salei and Maksim Znak on September 9, 2020, in Belarus, in a criminal case which is undeniably politically motivated.