Новости Комитета

Analytical Review No.3-1 “Realization of the right to protection and freedom of the legal profession in the light of the events in the Republic of Belarus during December 2010 – January 2011”

The facts of the pressure on the bar lawyers and of hampering their professional activities raise question on the observance of the right to a fair trial in the Republic of Belarus.

International Observation Mission has prepared an analytical review of the realization of the right to defense and freedom of the legal profession in the light of the events that happened from December 2010 through January 2011 (as of January 20, 2011) in the Republic of Belarus.

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.

News of Belarus

Appeal to investors and donor states upon the minimum conditions of investment and financial assistance to Belarus

Acting on behalf of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus, which brings together representatives of human rights organizations from the OSCE participating states, as well as international civil society networks and organizations;
carrying out since December 27th, 2010 the permanent monitoring of the general observance observance of fundamental human rights in Belarus, focusing primarily on the situation of human rights defenders, journalists and lawyers;

Appeal on detention conditions and health status of political prisoners in Belarus

To the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Belarus
Mr. Alexander Konyukov

To the Head of the Department of Execution of Punishments of
the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
Mr. Alexander Barsukov

To the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
Mr. Anatoly Kuleshov

APPEAL

Opinion of the Venice Commission about an official warning to the Belarusian Helsinki Committee

Opinion on the compatibility with universal human rights standards of an official warning
addressed by the Ministry of Justice of Belarus to the Belarusian Helsinki Committee

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