Belarusian Helsinki Committee

The Belarusian Helsinki Committee is a non-partisan, non-government human rights organization that exposes human rights violations, provides legal assistance to victims of abuse, and publishes materials on the human rights situation in Belarus. BHC, founded in 1995, regularly holds human rights seminars and training courses for youth activists and lawyers, and organizes events aimed at drawing public attention to human rights violations in the Republic of Belarus. BHC analyzes legislation and puts forward proposals for improvements in the law, including amendments to the Criminal Code, labor legislation, and media and election laws, as well as the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus.

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The Working Group on Investment of the Committee of International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus and Freedom Files analytical Centre produced a new report under the title "Conservation of the Systemic Human Rights Crisis in Belarus: A Worthwhile Price for Lukashenko's 'Peacemaking'?"

It is held on 4 August 2014 to express solidarity with Belarusian activists and human rights defenders who live and work under difficult conditions imposed by the regime.