27/03/2014 - 01:11

Today, Minsk hosted national consultations on the implementation of the recommendations of the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Belarus to the UN Human Rights Council. Representatives of international organizations, government bodies, RHRPA "Belarusian Helsinki Committee" and other NGO took part in the event.

25/03/2014 - 11:19

The observation was carried out by activists of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee* and the Human Rights Center "Viasna" within the frames of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections". The campaign involved 30 long-term and 220 short-term observers, who observed at 180 polling stations across Belarus. The Report used information on voting day observation provided by observers of the project “Election Observation: Theory and Practice (EOTP)”.

23/03/2014 - 12:50

Monitoring of the elections to the Local Councils of Deputies of the Republic of Belarus of the 27th Convocation is conducted by activists of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee* and the Human Rights Center "Viasna" within the frames of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections". 29 long-term observers of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections" are involved in the observation.

01/03/2014 - 12:33

At the end of 2013 BHC* chairman in Vitebsk Pavel Levinau sent to the district to the Pershamaiski district administration an application concerning his intention to celebrate the 10th of December, Human Rights Day, and hold a mass event in the form of a one-minute rally.

29/01/2014 - 11:20

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.

22/01/2014 - 11:02

The Belarusians consider the level of human rights protection in their country to be higher than in Western Europe, the USA or Russia. Interestingly, according to the respondents, the most maddening situation in this field develops in neighboring Russia. Only one of four respondents expressed the opinion that human rights are not violated or almost not violated in Russia.
People are especially defenseless in a conflict with the state, 61% of poll respondents think so.