The civil campaign Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections has presented a policy paper on its recommendations aimed at reforming the electoral legislation of Belarus. According to the campaign’s experts, these recommendations are crucial for the conduct of free, fair and democratic elections
Stop whipping up hysteria and atmosphere of fear in the Belarusian society and ensure respect for human rights
The Constitution proclaims the rights and freedoms as the supreme goal of the State
Allegations are compiled based on the situation with BHC representatives in Viciebsk and Maladziechna regions - Paval Levinau and Eduard Balanchuk
Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights organizations
We demand that the authorities of Belarus should immediately release him
BHC has taken part in expert consultations on «Reporting in accordance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: the fifth periodic report of the Republic of Belarus»
During the Consultations the representatives of Belarussian Helsinki Committee have taken the floor on the topics of "Practice of preparation of alternative human rights reports to UN Committee" and "Presentation of the concept of equality and non-discrimination legal system".
HRDs call for immediate release of all persons arrested in ‘rioting and armed group case’ after reports of torture in KGB prison
Freedom from torture is an absolute right and is not subject to any restrictions even in a military conflict or a state of emergency
Position of Belarusian Human Rights Organizations as Regards Overall Human Rights Situation in Belarus
Before the session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the next round of the EU-Belarus Dialogue on Human Rights
This resolution pays particular attention to the situation in Belarus, the host country of this session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, with a number of specific recommendations
Aleh Hulak is included into Republican civic monitoring commission at the Ministry of Justice of Belarus
This commissions have taken part in realization of different social projects adressed to resocialization and adaptation of convicted
Aleh Hulak has taken part in widened session of parliamentary working group on death penalty problematics analyses
Every crime must be punished. But not with the price of our inner purity, of our individual self
The criminal case against the leaders of the REP trade union is politically motivated and related to their active trade union work and peaceful implementation of the right to freedom association
BHC does its best to describe new pension rules as scrupulously as possible
The Principles of Human Rights Work apply to relations between human rights defenders and to relations of human rights defenders with victims of human rights violations, public authorities, international organizations, civil society organizations, other professional communities, and the media.
Inter alia, human rights defenders community represenatatives were proposed to follow the Principles of Human Rights Work in Belarus and to promote human rights based approach in the activities of the civil society organizations, state institutions and commercial organizations.
We call on the Belarusian authorities to guarantee a public hearing of the charges in accordance with the principles of a fair trial, as well as international standards for the protection of freedom of speech and expression
Belarusian Helsinki Committee has appealed to The Constitutional Court to eliminate a legal gap and enshrine the criminal cases witness’s right to counsel in the law of Belarus. This proposal was heard.
Briefly. The main conclusion is that whatever aims are declared by the Decree in practice more vulnerable groups have suffered from it.