Беларусь присоединяется к Конвенции о правах инвалидов

Указ президента от 24 сентября 2015 года № 401 "О подписании Республикой Беларусь Конвенции о правах инвалидов" опубликован сегодня на Национальном правовом интернет-портале -http://www.pravo.by/main.aspx…

Конвенция о правах инвалидов принята Генеральной Ассамблеей Организации Объединенных Наций в Нью-Йорке 13 декабря 2006 года, вступила в силу 3 мая 2008 года.

Координатор Офиса по правам людей с инвалидностью Сергей Дроздовский прокомментировал для нашей Facebook-cтраницы это событие: "8 лет усилий и работы организаций по правам людей с инвалидностью, правозащитных организаций по разъяснению, лоббированию, внедрению положений Конвенции увенчались успехом! Это общая большая победа".

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Raman Kisliak applies against inclusion in lawbreakers' database

Тhe unlawful inclusion of the human rights defender in this database by the police became the reason for his detention and subsequent fingerprinting on 8 November.

In the appeal, filed by Raman Kisliak t the head of the Leninski District Police Department of Brest, it is stated that the inclusion him in the database of lawbreakers by officers of the Leninski DPD is unlawful, as far as they have neither addressed him in connection with the procedure of dactylography nor presented him any administrative charges lately.

Show solidarity with ARCHE!

“ARCHE” is the only thick monthly magazine in the Belarusian language which has been regularly issued since 1998. However, the events that have been taking place since the arrest of it’s the then chief editor Valer Bulhakau can put a cross on the further existence of the edition.

Belarus: PACE committee proposes the nomination of Ales Bialiatski for the 2013 PACE Human Rights Prize

Strasbourg, 04.10.2012 – In a statement adopted today in Strasbourg, the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) announced its unanimous decision to support the proposal by Andres Herkel (Estonia, EPP/CD), rapporteur on the situation in Belarus, to nominate Ales Bialiatski – the human rights defender sentenced on 24 November 2011 to four and a half years’ imprisonment – for the 2013 PACE Human Rights Prize.