Ministry of Justice — human rights: NGO Youth Union issued a warning not to be

Society Vitebsk human rights activist and spokesman RHRPA "Belarusian Helsinki Committee" Paul Levinov appealed to the Ministry of Justice about the continuing violations of the NGO "Belarusian Republican Youth Union", which uses his name hazing — Youth Union. But was told that the management of non-union informed about the violations, and that's enough.

Paul Levinov suggests that the Ministry of Justice demonstrates the double standards in relation to the various NGOs:

"It turns out that the NGO" Belarusian Republican Youth Union "- untouchable organization that is not considered in terms of current legislation. Nongovernmental Education Ministry would already issued several

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Lithuanian Foreign Minister meets with the head of the OSCE Office

Society Lithuanian Foreign Minister Azubalis today met in Vilnius with the head of a private of the OSCE Office in Minsk Benedikt Haller, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.

Lithuania, which from 1 January chairs the OSCE, said recently making diplomatic steps to ensure that the work of this office in Minsk has been continued.

"The meeting will discuss the activities of the OSCE Office in Minsk and the government's decision this country not to extend the mandate of the office, which ended on 31 December 2010 city, "- said in a press

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WikiLeaks: How Lukashenko raised Grybauskaite

Society Alexander Lukashenko "educated" Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, despite the fact that she invited him to be reminded of human rights. It is mentioned in a document from the package WikiLeaks, published in the Russian portal "Russian Reporter", which the newspaper quoted Kauno diena.

According to the document, the adviser of the Lithuanian president Daryyus Semashko told U.S. diplomats that Lukashenko reaction to the demands put forward by the EU, was "a quiet, it's aggressive, depending on the tone of a conversation."

Another Lithuanian diplomat Laurynas Janusauskas allegedly gave the Americans the words Lukashenka: "If the EU does

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Human rights activists calling for the UN to respond to urgent human rights crisis in Belarus

Society May 31 in Geneva in the framework of the 17th session of the UN Human Rights Council held a briefing on the crisis situation of human rights in Belarus.

Organizers — Human Rights Watch, the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Republic of Belarus (CMC), the International Federation Human Rights (FIDH), Human Rights House Foundation and the World Alliance for Citizen Participation CIVICUS.

"The flywheel spins up repression, and in order to stop it is necessary to adopt the resolution at this session of parliament and the creation of the position of Special Rapporteur

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Lithuanian youth protesting against the behavior of the Belarusian authorities

Society On Wednesday, representatives of the Lithuanian Liberal Youth protesting against the treatment in Vilna Belarusian authorities and representatives of the opposition in late December, when the center of Minsk protest was dispersed and arrested former presidential candidates. Agency reported BNS.

Gathered in the square in the center of Vilnius V.Kudirki about 20 young people went from there to prezydentury. They carried the white-red-White Flag and placards reading "Lukashenko, when you finally spynissya?", "Lukashenko, your hands in the blood forever."

The purpose of our action — solidarity with the people in Belarus, with the opposition, with grass Belarusian students, representatives

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Diplomats asked to meet with the arrested ex-presidential candidates

Society Heads of diplomatic missions of the EU countries that are accredited in Belarus, sent a note to the Foreign Ministry of Belarus. In it, they expressed concern about the situation in Belarus. Diplomats are asked to inform them about the state of health of the detainees. Also, they want to meet with former presidential candidates, who are under arrest.

This was announced today at a press conference, Ambassador of Hungary Ferents Contra.

He said that this information is particularly important to get to the deliberations Situation in Belarus, to be held in Brussels on 12 January.

The

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The U.S. and EU believe that the OSCE mission in Belarus is not completed

Society U.S. and EU have expressed their regret at the end of the mandate of the OSCE Office in Belarus. This statement was signed by foreign ministers acholnitsy United States and the European Union Hillary Clinton and Catherine Ashton. In their joint statement said that a critical assessment of the elections by the OSCE mission in Belarus suggests that the mission of the organization in Belarus — is not complete.

The United States and The European Union also urged Minsk to release all those detained Lukashenko's opponents in the presidential election.

This is stated in a joint statement, U.S. Secretary

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French FM calls for the release of prisoners of the KGB

Society The representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France Christine Fazhe called the decision to close the Minsk OSCE Office regrettable.

"In this context, we fully support the intention of Lithuania, which on January 1, chairing the OSCE, to get an explanation from Belarus, and include this issue in the agenda of the first session of the Permanent Council of the OSCE, scheduled for January 13 ", — she said.

Fazhe also described as "disturbing" Situation in Belarus. "We condemn the arrests of opposition, which began on December 19. Urge the Belarusian authorities for the early release

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EU ambassadors met with the wives of prisoners KGB

Society The meeting was held at the Embassy of Hungary. Ambassador of that country Ferents Contra promised January 5 to extend the application on behalf of the EU ambassadors to demand the release of prisoners of the KGB.Olga Neklyaeva (The wife of presidential candidate Vladimir Neklyaeva) andOlga Bondarenko (Dmitry Bondarenko's wife) was represented at this meeting the Committee of Relatives of political prisoners "Liberation". The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the Board of the Belarusian intelligentsia Vladimir Kolos, Head of the Minsk branch of the BPF Ivashkevich and chairman of the legal committee of the Belarusian Helsinki

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Arrested Russians transferred to the detention center

Society Two Russian citizens arrested in a criminal case on the riots in Minsk, transferred to the detention center number 1 Interior Ministry, which is Valadarski Street in Minsk.This RIA "Novosti" said the representative of the Russian Embassy in Belarus Vadim Gusev:

"Yesterday I met with them the consul. Consul visits detained Russians regularly. They have no particular comments on conditions of detention custody "- Said Gusev.

He added that the detained Russians were asked to pass on to their families information about their whereabouts, as well as a request to the relatives to give them warm clothes and hygiene

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