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International Observation Mission about tragic events in Minsk on April 11

Yesterday on April 11, 2011 a bomb exploded in Minsk at Oktyabrskaya subway station, resulting in more than 10 killed and over 100 wounded.
International Observation Mission brings its sincere condolences to victims’ families and all those injured.

International human rights observers are being deported from Belarus

Statement by the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Promotion of Civil Society and Human Rights

Statement by the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Promotion of Civil Society and Human Rights оn the situation in Belarus 

January 25, 2011 

Conference of International NGOs of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution

Conference of International NGOs of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution on the situation in Belarus including with reference to the role of the Committee of International Control and the International Observation Mission.  Alexandra Delemenchuk the member of the Secretariat of the Committee has participated in the conference.

http://www.coe.int/t/ngo/Articles/CONF_PLE_2011_RES2_Belarus_en.asp

Results of the first month of the International Committee of the International Observation Mission work. Press conference

January 27 in Minsk held a press conference on the results of the first month of the International Committee of the International Observation Mission to monitor the situation of human rights in Belarus.Press conference was held at the office of HRC Viasna, gathered 15 journalists of the Belarusian and foreign media.

Press-conference in the Belarusian Human Rights House in Vilnius

Belarus: a month after December 19th: Tragedy for one country or for the whole Europe?

News of Belarus

The website charter97.org announced winners of the National Human Rights Award 2014

This year's winners of the Viktar Ivashkevich National Human Rights Award are:

Vasil Parfiankou

The life of Vasil Parfiankou is a demonstration of how dissidents are treated in Belarus. Parfiankou has been jailed three times in the last four years for his active citizenship.

Belarussian political prisoners need European Parliament support

Today, on the occasion of the visit of Ales Bialiatski, a recently released political activist and Chairman of the Belarus Human Rights Centre "Viasna", Petras Auštrevičius MEP (Liberal Movement, Lithuania) and Hans Van Baalen MEP (VVD, Netherlands) commented:

Prominent Belarusian Rights Activist Released

Prominent Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski has arrived in Minsk after he was released from prison.

He was welcomed at a Minsk train station by his wife Natalya Pinchuk and a group of supporters on June 21.

Byalyatski told reporters he was released under an amnesty law that came into force on June 21. The rights activist also that the domestic and international support he had received heped in getting him released early.

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