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Activists harassed over solidarity with political prisoner

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Don, 2017-05-25 15:57

Former political prisoner Viachaslau Kasinerau and Viasna’s volunteer Anisiya Hurskaya will have to appear at the police department on suspicion of involvement in an illegal protest.

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Authorities extend pre-trial detention of 4 persons charged in ‘rioting and armed group case’

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mit, 2017-05-24 14:24

The authorities have extended the pre-trial detention of four persons involved in the case of preparing mass riots and forming an illegal armed group, Andrei Dundukou and Uladzimir Fiodarau.

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Belarus backsliding badly on human rights: U.N. report

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Die, 2017-05-23 10:36

The Belarus government has returned to a policy of large-scale repression, causing a dramatic deterioration in human rights, according to a report published on Monday for submission to next month's session of the U.N. Human Rights Council.

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Unbiased Report Exposes the Unanswered Questions on Belarusian or Belarusian

Belarus Live - Mon, 2017-05-22 14:09

In addition, there are a few countries where visa services are suspended. In spite of the poverty and hardships faced via this nation, it is absolutely a country with an excellent deal to provide tourists searching for somewhere that it’s off the beaten track. It’s a nation that invites exploration by those blessed with a feeling of adventure or only the urge to visit places that have yet to be spoiled by mass tourism.

The pipeline is going to be utilized to help to lower the amount of pure gas imports that are currently coming from the Middle East and Venezuela. It was built in different segments throughout each of the countries to speed up the construction process. Oil and gas pipelines are employed in many diverse nations around the world.

Lots of individuals are excited about understanding this outstanding language. The Russian language is among the most frequently spread Eurasian languages. This language isn’t just concerning unfaltering existence. There are a number of ways one can learn this specific language. It won’t only tell you the way to say the word, but in addition how to write it in various languages. Thus, 1 word can have various meanings in distinct contexts and whether the individual, who wasn’t involved in conversation, accidentally engaged with others, they may be lost inside this conversation due to not knowing the topic. In fact, it is not just the word, which has gotten so popular, but likewise the process itself.

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Yauhen Paltarzhytski released on house arrest

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mon, 2017-05-22 10:29

Yauhen Paltarzhytski, a person involved in the case of preparing riots, has been released from pre-trial detention. Before the trial, he will remain under house arrest.

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‘Tough and slow’: For the first time in 20 years Belarus reports to UN Human Rights Committee

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Fre, 2017-05-19 14:47

On May 18, Minsk hosted a discussion of the country’s periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The document has already been submitted by the Government of Belarus to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The event was organized jointly by the UN Office in Belarus and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Fre, 2017-05-19 11:54
Your daily roundup.
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Mikalai Mikhalkou released. 17 persons remain in jail in ‘rioting and armed group case’

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Don, 2017-05-18 15:56

?Mikalai Mikhalkou, leader of a Babrujsk-based club Patriot, has been released from custody.

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'That's Ridiculous': Media Fall For Twitter Hoax That Nobel Winner Alexievich Died

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Don, 2017-05-18 14:06
An apparent Twitter hoax has duped major Russian and European media into falsely reporting the death of Belarusian author and Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich.
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Brave: Amnesty International laucnhes new campaign to protect human rights defenders worldwide

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Don, 2017-05-18 10:06

281 people were killed in 2016 for defending human rights, up from 156 in 2015.

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#StopLGBTpersecution in Chechnya and Donbas

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mit, 2017-05-17 12:42

The human rights organizations Anti-Discrimination Center Memorial and the Center for Civil Liberties, FIDH call upon anyone who values human rights and cannot tolerate discriminatory violence to join the campaign #StopLGBTpersecution in CHECHNYA and DONBAS by sending photos, video addresses, and pictures in defense of the rights of people who are suffering now.

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Belarusian Opposition Movement Gets Registered At Last

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Die, 2017-05-16 17:02
The Belarusian opposition movement Havary Pravdu (Tell the Truth) has been registered after seven years of unsuccessful attempts to gain official status.
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Interior Ministry disputes moral suffering in prison death case

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Die, 2017-05-16 13:41

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has filed a cassation appeal to the Minsk City Court to challenge an earlier verdict by the Zavodski District Court, which ruled on March 23 that the mother and sister of Ihar Ptsichkin, inmate of Minsk prison No. 1 who died back in August 2013, should receive a total of BYN 30,000 in emotional distress damages.

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What Absolutely Everybody Is Saying About Belorus

Belarus Live - Mon, 2017-05-15 08:58

You are going to be asked to create a green card” (proof of insurance) valid for Belarus, or might have to buy a compulsory auto insurance at the border. Visas are, clearly, still required. Please be mindful that the sort of the visa you have ought to be in agreement with the point of your trip to Belarus. As a way to receive a visa you will also require a passport and an invitation, other papers based on the form of visa you put in your application for. For instance, Canadian citizens aren’t guaranteed to have a short-term visa for private purposes without a letter of invitation. On the 1 hand, businessmen are terrified of possible issues that the authorities could create. At the moment, I admired his Thinker among the most significant sculptures on the planet.

Most Russian bulletins aren’t rebroadcast live, allowing censors to eliminate content. Krambambulia is another famed herbal nastoika. Pyachysta is among the standard holiday dishes. Historically, Belarus maintained a superb wellness system. Minsk is a sizable industrial centre.

To have a car to wait, you must walk forwards quite determinedly, but you should be conscious that in the event the car doesn’t stop you’ll have to escape its way quickly. You are able to have a local train between both corresponding border towns. If you’re at a single double town crossings, e.g.

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Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest; Bulgaria Second; Moldova Third

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Sam, 2017-05-13 16:11
Portugal was the top vote-getter in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual festival traditionally watched by a television audience of an estimated 200 million people.
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Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Fre, 2017-05-12 09:32
Performers from Belarus, Croatia, and Romania are among those who qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's largest television event.
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BAJ Urges State Bodies to Provide Info on Patriots’ Case

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Don, 2017-05-11 14:23

The Belarusian Association of Journalists filed a petition to the Investigative Committee, the General prosecutor’s office and the KGB, demanding to hold a press conference for all mass media and present official information concerning the investigation into the criminal cases widely discussed lately, the so-called cases of “Bely Legion” and the “case of patriots”.

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Viasna still views Ministry of Justice’s decision on registration as predictable

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mit, 2017-05-10 14:57

The relevance of the issue is due to the preparation of an alternative report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee currently done by a coalition of human rights organizations. The HRC experts included a request for clarification of the situation with the refusal to register the Human Rights Center "Viasna" in the list of issues to be addressed in the framework of Belarus’ reporting to the Committee.

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18 persons still in custody in ‘rioting case’

The Human Rights Center 'Viasna' - Mit, 2017-05-10 14:11

According to latest reports, 18 persons remain in custody in the case of ‘preparing mass riots’, as of May 10. All of them have been charged under Part 3 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code (preparing riots).

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Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia Qualify For Eurovision Final

Radio Free Europe -- Belarus service - Mit, 2017-05-10 09:49
Performers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Moldova have made it through to the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's largest television event.
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