"Human rights"

Committee against Torture comes to defence of Belarusians hiding in Sweden’s embassy Sweden will not turn over two Belarusian citizens who are currently…

380 Belarusians detained during Sunday’s rallies At least 380 persons were detained during the protest rallies held in a…

HRC Viasna: Over 250 criminal cases opened after start of election campaign Since early May, the Belarusian authorities have initiated over 250 criminal…

Human rights defenders about torture in Belarus: Nature of crimes against humanity Belarus is in the midst of not only the political crisis,…

Belarus authorities’ hunt for journalists amid post-election protests There have been 90 cases of persecution of media workers over…

EU calls on Belarusian authorities to release detained journos Brussels demands that the Belarusian authorities immediately release five independent journalists who…

Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny placed in ward-type room for six months The political prisoner has counted 77 penalties so far.

Fines and arrests right before start of election campaign in Belarus Since May 6, about 120 Belarusians who showed up at protest rallies…

Viasna as Democracy Defender: Belarusian human rights watchdog wins OSCE award Human Rights Centre Viasna has received the 2020 Democracy Defender Award.

Human rights issue still not at the fore of US-Belarus relations – experts On March 11, the U.S. Department of State published its assessment…

‘Belarus is authoritarian state’. US mentions Belsat in 2019 Human Rights Practices report On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of State has published its…

Amnesty International about Belarus: Serious human rights concerns persist Amnesty International has prepared a briefing for the Universal Periodic Review…

UK to slap restrictive measures on Belarus after Brexit In the face of leaving the EU, the United Kingdom will pursue…