11/10/2016 - 19:19

The campaign of election observation during the 2016 Elections to the Chamber of Representatives is carried out by the Human Right Center "Viasna" and the RHRPA “Belarusian Helsinki Committee”. The campaign is aimed at evaluating the election from the viewpoint of the Belarusian eletoral legislation and international standards of free and democratic elections, as well as informing the Belarusian public and international community about the progress of the election and results of observation.

We will collect all analytic materials in this post.

10/03/2016 - 14:43

The experts underline that in their work they focused on the recommendations of the OSCE/ODIHR that don’t require introducing respective amendments into the Electoral Code and other legislative acts, i.e. they can be implemented before the electoral campaign of the next parliamentary elections kicks off, by means of regulations of the Central Electoral Committee.

18/02/2016 - 15:40

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.

The report covers period January through December 2015.

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04/02/2016 - 00:00

Representatives of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections" received a response from the Central Election Commission to their proposals on the implementation of the OSCE ODIHR recommendations, which is contrary to previous statements made by Lidziya Yarmoshyna in the media.

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.