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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 media

We, 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 Elections

The report covers actual human rights violations we observed after the presidential elections in Belarus.

Public report 2019

In 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 Belarus

The 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 appeals

We, 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 […]
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Urgent appeal concerning Internet service disruptions in Belarus in the context of the presidential elections of 9 August 2020

We, 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 […]
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Human rights groups appeal to President of Belarus to #KeepItOn during elections

Access 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.
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#KeepItOn: Joint letter on keeping the internet open and secure during the presidential elections in Belarus

Re: 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, […]

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