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10.12.2013
The whole system that should ensure a functioning public opinion in Belarus is perverted.
06.11.2013
The status quo between the European Union and Belarus remains in place. The EU Council prolonged its present sanctions against Belarusian officials last week.
31.10.2013
Keeping tight control over every sphere of social life is the general policy of the Belarusian authorities. This is true not only about politics, economy or media; arts and culture face censorship as well.   Music: to “black lists” and back
03.10.2013
From 5 to 10 October, the Human Rights Center Viasna will hold Week Against the Death Penalty, full of events and information on the painful issues raised by human rights activists in the Belarusian society.
01.10.2013
The first ever Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski.
29.09.2013
The International Observation Mission of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus announced an open call for applications for the position of Representative on the situation of the media and freedom of expression.
25.09.2013
Ales Bialiatski, the imprisoned leader of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and vice-president of the International Federation for Human Rights, will celebrate his 51st birthday on September 25.
04.09.2013
Despite recent modest improvements to media freedom in Belarus, journalists fear renewed repression is likely.
15.08.2013
A theatre playwright and a former worker from the Minsk Automobile Plant were found guilty of using offensive language online in Belarus.
05.08.2013
Thousands of people around the world joined the International Day of Solidarity with Civil Society of Belarus. Human rights defenders, civil activists, politicians, artists and ordinary citizens from 15 countries of the world took part in actions of solidarity on 4 August.
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The whole system that should ensure a functioning public opinion in Belarus is perverted.

The status quo between the European Union and Belarus remains in place. The EU Council prolonged its present sanctions against Belarusian officials last week.

Keeping tight control over every sphere of social life is the general policy of the Belarusian authorities. This is true not only about politics, economy or media; arts and culture face censorship as well.

 

Music: to “black lists” and back

From 5 to 10 October, the Human Rights Center Viasna will hold Week Against the Death Penalty, full of events and information on the painful issues raised by human rights activists in the Belarusian society.

The first ever Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski.

The International Observation Mission of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus announced an open call for applications for the position of Representative on the situation of the media and freedom of expression.

Ales Bialiatski, the imprisoned leader of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and vice-president of the International Federation for Human Rights, will celebrate his 51st birthday on September 25.

Despite recent modest improvements to media freedom in Belarus, journalists fear renewed repression is likely.

A theatre playwright and a former worker from the Minsk Automobile Plant were found guilty of using offensive language online in Belarus.

Thousands of people around the world joined the International Day of Solidarity with Civil Society of Belarus. Human rights defenders, civil activists, politicians, artists and ordinary citizens from 15 countries of the world took part in actions of solidarity on 4 August.

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