29/01/2016 - 13:20

January 28th is the International Day of Personal Data Protection. We will tell how matters stand with the protection of personal data in Belarus.

On January 28th the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data was adopted. Now this document which is open for signing not only by the members of the Council of Europe provides the basis for the protection of data in 47 countries. Belarus does not appear in their list.

Why it concerns everyone

02/11/2015 - 12:49

This analytical report is the result of cooperation between the Belarusian human rights organizations: Belarusian Helsinki Committee (RHRPA “BHC”), The Belarusian Association of Journalists (PA “BAJ”), The Assembly Of Pro-Democratic NGOs of Belarus, Legal Transformation Center, Human Rights Center “Viasna”, Committee “Salidarnasc”.

The main objective of this review is to define the medium-term tendencies in the field of human rights, social, political and economic situation in Belarus.

21/07/2015 - 13:58

This analytical report is the result of cooperation between the Belarusian human rights organizations: Belarusian Helsinki Committee (RHRPA “BHC”), The Belarusian Association of Journalists (PA “BAJ”), The Assembly Of Pro-Democratic NGOs of Belarus, Legal Transformation Center, Human Rights Center “Viasna”, Committee “Salidarnasc”.

The main objective of this review is to define the medium-term tendencies in the field of human rights, social, political and economic situation in Belarus.

09/07/2015 - 17:19

Belarusian Helsinki Committee* has made a request to the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) for implementation of 3 easy solutions.
1) Publish the poll data breaking it down by election precincts. At present the CEC publishes only summarized poll data breaking it down by regions (including Minsk).

27/04/2015 - 09:36

This analytical report is the result of cooperation between the Belarusian human rights organizations: Belarusian Helsinki Committee (RHRPA “BHC”), The Belarusian Association of Journalists (PA “BAJ”), The Assembly Of Pro-Democratic NGOs of Belarus, Legal Transformation Center, Human Rights Center “Viasna”, Committee “Salidarnasc”.

The main objective of this review is to define the medium-term tendencies in the field of human rights, social, political and economic situation in Belarus.

09/04/2015 - 23:07

The human rights activists adduce 7 arguments why the Decree should be considered to be violating the Constitution and international treaties of the state, and why it should be abolished. The list of the violations includes not only a new form of forced labour, but also the encroachment on the right and obligation of the citizens to raise their children and take care of their aged parents, serious restrictions on the privacy and personal data protection, and misuse of the authority by the President.