2011 Strategy report on the situation in Belarus

The situ­ation The eco­nom­ic and fin­an­cial crisis in Belarus-a con­sequence of the planned eco­nomy and the decreas­ing level of Rus­si­an sub­­sidies-has jeop­ard­ized the “social con­tract” between the pop­u­la­tion, on the one side, and the pres­id­ent, as the guar­ant­or of eco­nom­ic and social sta­bil­ity and gradu­al improve­ment, on the oth­er. Against Read more…

Freedom for Ales Bialiatski

Ales Biali­at­ski is the Chair of Belarus­i­an Human Rights Cen­ter Viasna and the Vice-Pres­id­ent of the Inter­na­tion­al Fed­er­a­tion for Human Rights. He was detained with­in the frame­work of a crim­in­al case invest­ig­ated under Art­icle 243. 2 of the Belarus­i­an Crim­in­al Code (“con­ceal­ment of profits on an espe­cially large scale”). This Read more…

Final Declaration of the Campaign ‘Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections’ in Belarus

No con­firm­a­tion of offi­cial elec­tion res­ult pos­sible by inde­pend­ent elec­tion mon­it­or­ing. Final Declar­a­tion of the Cam­paign “Human Rights Defend­ers for Free Elec­tions” in Belarus Slight improve­ment of gen­er­al con­di­tions ascer­tained On Sunday, 28th Septem­ber 2008, the par­lia­ment­ary elec­tions took place in Belarus. The ini­ti­at­ive “Human Rights Defend­ers for Free Elec­tions” Read more…