HRDs condemn government-run Constitutional reform as “attempt to silence gross human rights violations”In response to a constitutional reform announced by the authorities, Belarusian human rights organizations consider it necessary to note the following.
Authorities designate Telegram channel NEXTA as “extremist” in further crackdown on independent mediaWe, the undersigned organisations, strongly condemn the ruling by a Belarusian court to include the popular Telegram channel NEXTA in the list of “extremist” materials under Article 17.11 of the Code of Administrative Offences.
Belarus after the 9 August Presidential ElectionsThe report covers actual human rights violations we observed after the presidential elections in Belarus.
Public report 2019In 2019 we did a lot of cool and interesting things! Together with the team, volunteers, colleagues, partners and friends, we did events, researches, participated in important events, defended human rights and changed Belarus for the better! See what we got in our public report:
Newsletters about situation with human rights in BelarusThe human rights organization Human Constanta regularly prepares a news digest on human rights violations in Belarus after the August 9 elections.
Civil society organisations requested Supreme Court to consider election results appealsWe, representatives of civil society in Belarus, turn to the Supreme Court as the last resort in matters of electoral complaints. Article 112 of the Constitution prescribes that the courts administer justice on the basis of the Constitution and other normative acts adopted in accordance with it. In accordance with Art. 60 of the Constitution […]
Urgent appeal concerning Internet service disruptions in Belarus in the context of the presidential elections of 9 August 2020We, the undersigned NGOs, bring the information on the disruptions of Internet services in Minsk and other cities of the Republic of Belarus, in the context of the presidential elections of 9 August 2020 to the attention of the mandate holders. After setting out the general context of the limitations on freedom of expression, this […]
Human rights groups appeal to President of Belarus to #KeepItOn during electionsAccess Now, together with 39 other international rights groups and partners in Belarus, is urgently calling on President Alexander Lukashenko to ensure that internet access in Belarus remains open, accessible and secure during the presidential elections on August 9, 2020.
#KeepItOn: Joint letter on keeping the internet open and secure during the presidential elections in BelarusRe: Internet access will ensure increased participation and transparency in Belarus presidential elections Your Excellency Alyaksandar Lukashenka, President of the Republic of Belaus Prospekt Pobeditelei 12 Minsk, Belarus CC: Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus Kаnstantsin Shulhan; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Uladzimir Makei; Chairperson of Belarus’ Central Election Commission, […]
No one is illegalThe stigmatizing word "illegals" is increasingly heard in the media. So people are called, although this is a wrong definition, entailing discrimination and even hatred. We wrote 7 reasons why calling people “illegal” is wrong.
Entry to Belarus for foreign citizensFrom 2018, citizens of 74 countries can come to Belarus and stay there for up to 30 days without any visa. Which countries are in the list, what types of visas there are and what entry conditions see in our infographics.
22 tries — animation about refugees in BrestPerpetual Humanitarian Assistance Mission in Brest Human Constanta started in October 2016. At that time the local migration crisis occurred at the border. What kind of refugees are in Brest and what are they fleeing from? Together with the Dutch animator and the Clear studio we tried to talk about it in a small clip.
Foreign students in BelarusHow many foreign students study in Belarusian higher educational institutions? We made inquiries, collected information for 2017 and made a clear infographic.
Road through BelarusWe have gathered tips for human rights defenders, journalists, and activists on safe transit and stay in Belarus: what threats can there be and how to respond to them. In most cases, you will have no problems, but each situation is unique, so help the council members who will help you help.
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Digital Freedoms Lab
We suggest that we should view the digital future of Belarus through the prism of human rights, taking them into account and observing them while developing and implementing policies, laws and instruments.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons
We help foreign citizens with legal consultations and other questions for free.
We hold educational events and public campaigns that promote the idea of anti-discrimination and equality in society, as well as fighting with the language of hatred and hatred.