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 Constants 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.
Report on the work of the free legal office in MinskIn 2017, Human Constanta opened a free legal office for theprotection of foreign citiziens and stateless persons in Belarus.We consult foreigners who find themselves in complicated situationsrelated to the Belarusian law for free. This report is an overviewof the situation and a description of the legislative and enforcementproblems that we encountered in 2019.
Belarus is going to extradite Jehovah’s Witness to Russia where he is at risk of criminal prosecution of religionRussian member of the religious organisation Jehovah’s Witnesses has already spent 40 days under arrest in Belarus. Belarusian law-enforcement agencies consider extradition to Russia, where the activities of the organisation are declared as extremist. There he is to face trial and confinement for a period up to 15 years.
Trial on the hate crime case – reportA human rights organization monitored court hearings on a hate crime. Recommendations and conclusions are presented in this report.
Report on the situation with transit refugees in Brest (January-June 2019)This review is an interim report prepared on the basis of monitoring activities of Human Constanta office in Brest with the participation of volunteers.
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.
Areas of work
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.