A press conference following the analytical review on rights of detained and prosecuted after the events on December 19th

On February 9 at 14.00 Human Rights Center Viasna is holding a press conference following the analytical review on rights of detained and prosecuted after the events on December 19th

At the press-conference the following people will be speaking:

Chairman of the Center of Legal Transformation Elena Tonkacheva,
Representative of the International Observation Mission of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights situation in Belarus, board member of the International "Memorial" Igor Sazhin,
Lawyer of the Center of Legal Transformation Alex Kozlyuk.
We are waiting for you at: Minsk, Independence Avenue, 78a - 48 Viasna Human Rights Center

+375336360500
+375295570640
int.observation.mission@gmail.com
Pravaabarona.belarus@gmail.com

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