Special Rapporteur

MEMORANDUM
on the appointment of a Special Rapporteur on 19 December 2010 events

The Committee of International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus announces an appointment of a Special Rapporteur to investigate the events related to the opposition protests on 19 December 2010 in Belarus.

The Committee of International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus (http://hrwatch-by.org) is a coalition of NGOs from OSCE countries.

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22 February 2010


INTERIM HUMAN RIGHTS ASSESSMENT of the Events of 19 December 2010 in Minsk (Belarus) by the Special Rapporteur of the Committee on International Control over the Situation with Human Rights in Belarus

 


Final Human Rights assessment of the Events of 19 December 2010 in Minsk, Belarus

News of Belarus

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!

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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.