Aarhus Convention member states take unprecedented decision on Belarus over persecuting NGOs
On October 21, the Aarhus Convention member states adopted The Decision on Belarus which recognises the liquidation of the environmental organisation Ekadom as a case of persecution and oppression of NGOs, reports.
Minsk: Flats of reps of environmental organisations searched
On Friday morning, security officers made an unexpected visit to Minsk-based journalist Yanina Melnikava.
Belarus authorities close down environmental watchdog Ekadom
On August 31, the Supreme Court of Belarus ruled to liquidate the public association Ekadom, its founder Iryna Sukhiy said on Facebook. The organisation is also bound to cover the expenses of court procedure (87 rubles).