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Civic solidarity movement condemns mass detentions and police violence in Belarus

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - vor 36 Minuten 37 Sekunden

We, the undersigned members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), a coalition of human rights NGOs from Europe, the former Soviet Union region and North America, and other non-governmental organisations decry the mass detentions of peaceful demonstrators, journalists and human rights defenders, as well as the use of violence and abusive treatment targeting them in Belarus on 25-26 March 2017.

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Foreign Office statement on demonstrations in Belarus

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - vor 1 Stunde 37 Minuten

Government of Belarus urged to respect right to peaceful protest

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EPDE calls on Belarusian authorities to release the peaceful protesters

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - vor 1 Stunde 39 Minuten

On Saturday 25 March the Minsk office of the Belarusian EPDE-member organisation Human Rights Center Viasna was raided by the police. 57 human rights defenders, among them the Chairman of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee, Aleh Hulak, also a member of EPDE, were detained. The lawyer of the HRC Viasna was hospitalized after he was beaten by the police.

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Who Is Lying to Us About Capital of Belarus?

Belarus Live - vor 6 Stunden 54 Minuten

The History of Capital of Belarus Refuted

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You can rely on Belarus.” Belarus is quite rich in water. It has always been predominantly industrial country. It is located in Eastern Europe. It is located in north-eastern Europe. Historically, it maintained an excellent health system.

Some 30-40 years back, Belarus was called the assembly shop for the complete Soviet Union. It is one of 15 former Soviet republics. People today argue about why Belarus is known as The Blue-Eyed nation.

The city is on the crossroads of significant transport routes. It’s the 2nd biggest city of Slovenia. It is a little town but a vital transportation hub.

Hearsay, Deception and Capital of Belarus

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Big sectors of the neighborhood economy have always become the creation of machinery, chemicals and fuels. The economy, business and executive classes are offered in the Belavia Belarusian Airlines. There’s a developing economy and lovely scenery.

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150 persons convicted today

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mon, 2017-03-27 19:09

Up to 150 persons have been convicted today on charges of involvement in the protests staged in various parts of Belarus on March 25 and 26. These include human rights defenders and journalists.

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Violent Belarus Crackdown Snares Old And Young

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Mon, 2017-03-27 18:41
Police in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, arrested hundreds of antigovernment protesters on March 25. Several elderly people were among those violently dragged away in the crackdown. (RFE/RL's Belarus Service, Current Time TV)
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FIDH and OMCT: HRC “Viasna” office unlawfully raided, dozens arrested

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mon, 2017-03-27 15:50

"At least 57 persons involved in the monitoring of ongoing peaceful protests, including foreign nationals from France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia, were arrested today at the office of Human Rights Centre “Viasna” in Minsk. The arrest took place ahead of peaceful protests to be held on March 25, 2017. Arrests of protesters, journalists and monitors are reportedly on-going," FIDH said on Saturday.

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Rigoni calls for immediate release of detained Belarusian activists

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mon, 2017-03-27 12:05

Andrea Rigoni (ALDE, Italy), following his fact-finding visit to Minsk on 23-24 March 2017, called on the Belarusian authorities to stay focused on their path of dialogue with the Parliamentary Assembly and to immediately release all those who have been detained in connection with the March demonstrations and the annual 'Freedom Day' commemoration on 25th March.

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The Briefing: The Streets Of Russia And Belarus

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Mon, 2017-03-27 11:38
One weekend. Two countries. Two nationwide protests. What does it all mean? Listen to The Power Vertical Briefing.
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Mikalai Statkevich released after 3 days in KGB prison

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mon, 2017-03-27 10:01

Opposition leader Mikalai Statkevich has been released from the KGB prison in Minsk.

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Missing Belarusian Opposition Leader Freed After Three-Day Detention

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Mon, 2017-03-27 09:25
Three days after he went missing ahead of a large antigovernment rally, Belarusian opposition leader Mikalay Statkevich has been released from what he said was a KGB jail and returned home.
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OSCE/ODIHR Director Link condemns undue restrictions on demonstrations and unnecessary use of force against peaceful protesters in Belarus

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Son, 2017-03-26 16:08

WARSAW, 26 March 2017 - Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, today condemned the reported undue restrictions on public assemblies and the unnecessary use of force by Belarusian authorities against peaceful protestors in Minsk and other cities in the country.

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Police Arrest Dozens In Belarusian Capital In Wake Of Protests

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Son, 2017-03-26 15:14
Belarusian riot police arrested dozens in the capital Minsk on March 26 as people tried to gather to protest against the arrests of antigovernment demonstrators from the previous day. RFE/RL's Belarus Service has filmed people being arrested and put in police vans at Minsk's downtown Kastrychnitskaya Square. (RFE/RL's Belarus Service)
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More detentions across Belarus

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Son, 2017-03-26 11:58

The police detained today around a dozen demonstrators in Minsk's Kastry?nickaja Square, as they protested against yesterday's violent dispersal of a peaceful assembly in the city center that was attended by thousands of people.

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Belarus: Vicious crackdown on peaceful protests mars ‘Freedom Day’

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Son, 2017-03-26 11:13

Belarusian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release all those arrested before and during peaceful protests and end their vicious crackdown against demonstrators, Amnesty International said after dozens of ‘Freedom Day’ demonstrators were violently arrested and human rights observers detained.

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Statement of the United States Embassy in Minsk on the Prevention of Freedom Day Demonstrations

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Son, 2017-03-26 11:09

The United States notes with deep concern that authorities in Belarus failed to allow peaceful demonstrations in Minsk for the annual “Freedom Day” commemoration.

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Belarusians Protest In Homel And Brest

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Sam, 2017-03-25 22:10
Hundreds of Belarusians protested in Brest and Homel against President Alyaksandr Lukashenka's government on March 25. (RFE/RL's Belarus Service)
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