Free legal office for the protection of the rights of foreign citizens and stateless persons: report for 2020

Юлия Стасюк
23 March 2021

In 2017, Human Constanta opened a free legal office for the protection of the rights of foreign citizens and stateless persons in Belarus. In 2020, we continued to provide free consultations to foreigners and stateless persons who find themselves in difficult situations on the territory of Belarus. The traditional range of questions about the procedures for obtaining a permanent and temporary residence permit has been supplemented with questions related to new challenges — the COVID-19 pandemic and protests in Belarus.

This report provides an overview of the office’s activities, the specifics of appeals, and a description of the legislative and law administration problems we faced in 2020.

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