RHRPA “Belarusian Helsinki Committee”

NEWS

  • BHC REQUESTS PROSECUTORS TO LIFT RESTRICTIONS ON PARCELS IN MINSK AND BREST

    The position of human rights defenders in this regard can be briefly stated as “respect your own laws” and “remember your international responsibilities”. //
  • BELARUSIAN HELSINKI COMMITTEE UNDER INSPECTION BY JUSTICE MINISTRY

    By 16 July, the Ministry of Justice wants to receive documents on 30 points covering the period from 1 January, 2018 to July, 2021. Among other things, this list includes the organization’s correspondence, annual management plans, minutes of all sittings of the BHC elected bodies, and documents related to the events held within Belarus and abroad. //
  • Statement: detained "Viasna" members and social activists are political prisoners

    On 14 July 2021, another attack on civil society took place: searches, interrogations, and detentions of human rights defenders, journalists, civil activists, and members of non-profit organizations were carried out throughout Belarus. Searches were carried out in the offices of the Human Rights Center "Viasna", Belarusian Association of Journalists, public organization "Imena", Lawtrend Center for Legal Transformation, "For Freedom!" movement, World Association of Belarusians "Baćkaŭščyna", BEROC Center for Economic Research, Gender Initiative, Belarusian Helsinki Committee, public organization Union of Belarusian Writers, Belarusian Popular Front party, United Civic Party, the Rights Territory space, etc. //