The human rights situation in Belarus remained consistently negative in 2012. The lack of progress concerning the release of political prisoners and the continuation of human rights violations were the main cause of self-isolation of the country.
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its Belarusian member organization, Human Rights Center Viasna, are outraged at the large-scale and systematic acts of repression being inflicted upon both political prisoners and individuals whose freedom has been restricted for political reas
Europe’s last dictatorship plans even tighter controls over citizens’ access to the digital world, a new report by Index on Censorship, a Civic Solidarity Platfrom member organisation, shows.
The Civil Solidarity Platform condemns the confiscation, on 26 November, of the office of its member in Belarus, the Human Rights Centre Viasna (Spring).
Human rights defenders from Belarus learned about the invitation the National Center of Legislation and Legal Research (NCLLR) sent to stakeholders to express opinions on the issue of the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) from the non-official information that appeared on one of the news w
In a joint report, the Belarusian Human Rights House and the Human Rights House Foundation, the Civic Solidarity Platform members, underline the lack of willingness by the Belarusian authorities to fully cooperate with the United Nations human rights system.