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, […]
Coronavirus in Belarus: impact on Human RightsWith the support of Human Constanta covidmonitor.by was launched,where the information about how Belarusian authorities react to thesituation with coronavirus COVID-19 is collected. On the websiteyou can see the timeline of statements, actions, reactions of the stateauthorities. Legal acts adopted by the state and expert opinions oncertain actions are collected there as well. Each restriction […]
Coronavirus in Belarus: Impact on Human Rights. May 2020.In the second report, for May 2020, we describe the practice of combating coronavirus that developed in Belarus during this period.
Coronavirus in Belarus: Impact on Human RightsWe have prepared a report on what practice against coronavirus has developed in Belarus from January to April 2020. Human Constanta also launched covidmonitor.by, which contains information on how authorities in the Republic of Belarus react to the situation with the coronavirus COVID-19.
Human Rights should be respected while implementing the Agreement between the European Union and Belarus on readmissionADC Memorial, Human Constanta and Our House, welcoming the dialogue between the European Union and Belarus in the sphere of migration, are concerned that the newly approved Agreement on readmission gives rise to new risks to Human Rights.
Human Constanta asks not to extradite the man to Turkey where he is under the threat of torturesHuman Constants asks not to extradite the man to Turkey where he is under the threat of tortures
#AgainstVirusForTheRights – performance with Belarusian artistsAt the time of the epidemic, it is especially important to take fundamental human rights seriously. To remind everybody about this, we launched the performance #AgainstVirusForRights with Belarusian artists who designed protective mask in their own way reflecting about human rights.
Report on the situation with transit refugees on the Belarusian-Polish border (January – March 2020)The article describes relevant information on the situation of “transit refugees” on the Belarusian-Polish border for the period from January 1 to March 31, 2020.
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.