We are announcing the launch of an expert mission, aimed at assessing the compliance of the 2024 election campaign with international standards concerning the conduct of real, free, and democratic elections, and to inform the national and international public about our findings. // 22.11.2023
It is essential to emphasize that the fulfillment of human rights obligations by host states concerning Belarusian citizens present on their territory and the failure of Belarus to fulfill its obligations are distinct matters. Even if host states can partially mitigate the consequences of the adopted Decree for Belarusians within their jurisdiction, it will not rectify the violations committed by Belarus.
The state justifies labeling organizations engaged in peaceful human rights work and defending public interests as extremists based on concocted national security and public order reasons when the actual motive is to suppress any dissent against the government’s actions. // 29.08.2023