The dismal state of human rights in Belarus has not changed since the October 2015 presidential election, Miklos Haraszti, the UN Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur on human rights in Belarus.
Human rights groups condemn European Olympic Committees for “sportswashing” human rights abuses in Azerbaijan
The coalition also condemns EOC President Patrick Hickey for praising the Azerbaijani leader, Ilham Aliyev.
The founders of the organization filed a registration application and the required package of documents on June 27.
Human rights defenders in Zhodzina, Minsk region, and Rechytsa, Homyel region, have applied to the city governments for permission to stage small demonstrations on August 4 to demand the release of political prisoners.
Ukrainian human rights activist Mariya Yasenovska was denied entry to Belarus on Friday.
A Belarusian human rights organization called Vyasna (Spring) has sent a letter to Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Surikov expressing...
Two sanctioned demonstrations were staged in Brest on December 10 on the occasion of International Human Rights Day.
Belarusian human rights defenders urge UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to establish office in Minsk
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) should establish a mission in Belarus, the delegates to the Third Belarusian Human Rights Forum, which took place in Vilnius on Saturday and Sunday, say in a statement.
More than 110 activists representing 25 organizations gathered in Vilnius for the Third Belarusian Human Rights Forum that opened on October 26.
A delegation of Belarusian and Russian human rights defenders met with Dutch government officials and civil society activists earlier this month...
Amnesty International calls for urgent action to acquit Belarusian accused of running unregistered religious organization
Amnesty International will consider Alyaksey Shchadrow to be a prisoner of conscience if he is jailed for his human rights activities, the global human rights watchdog says in a statement published on its website on Wednesday.
UN Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur on Belarus holding consultations with representatives of Belarus\' civil society
Miklos Haraszti, the UN Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur on Belarus, is holding consultations with representatives of Belarus' civil
Twenty-six countries voted in favor of the resolution during the Council’s session in Geneva on Thursday. Three countries voted against it and 18 abstained...
Imprisoned Belarusian human rights defender Ales Byalyatski was reelected vice president of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) during the organization’s congress in Istanbul on Monday.
A news conference on the human rights situation in Belarus was held in Geneva on Monday within the framework of a session of the UN Human Rights Council.