Search in the office of the unregistered Human Rights Protection Center “Vyasna” (Minsk)

At the moment search in the office of the unregistered Human Rights Protection Center “Vyasna” (Minsk) has started. One representative of the Committee On State Security (KGB), three unknown persons, 2 legal witnesses required by the procedure and chairman Ales Belyatskiy are inside. Representatives of the International Monitoring Mission of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus and local human rights defenders are at place waiting for the end of the search procedure.

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News of Belarus

Bialiatski’s book banned in Belarus

Книга политзаключенного может "нанести ущерб имиджу" страны в соответствии с властями.

Another person sentenced to death in Belarus

Belarusian human rights defenders learned that one of the courts in Belarus issued another death penalty. The decision was made on 26 November 2013 in relation to 53-year-old citizen, who was accused of five cases of murder while intoxicated. The convicted has been under investigation since 2011 and during that time he had changed three lawyers.

Anouncement for position opening of the Representative on the situation of the media and freedom of expression

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR POSITION OPENING

of the Representative on the situation of the media and freedom of expression

of the International Observation Mission
of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus