In the Polish city of Katowice goes European Congress of Human Rights. Experts from Belarus, Poland, and Russia to discuss human rights issues in the post-Soviet space.
As reported by Radio Radio Station, the organizers of the event — Bureau MEP Marek Migalski together with the union of "Project Silesia." Key issues to consider members of Congress on the political aspects of human rights, the situation of human rights in the former Soviet Union and trafficking.
Violations of human rights in Russia and in Belarus, told the conference the representatives of human rights organizations these countries.
Speakers primarily focused on the reluctance of the authorities in Russia and Belarus to adhere to international agreements in the field of human rights protection.
On The Radio The radio, a spokesman for the Belarusian authorities of the unrecognized Union of Poles Andrew Pochobut drew the attention of members of Congress on the situation over the organization in recent years — a crackdown on activists and obstacles in learning the Polish language.
A member of the human rights organization "Spring" Dmitry Solovyov, analyzing the situation of human rights in the presidential election, said that the Belarusian authorities are trying to zavualiravats human rights violations, but the obstacles to the participation of civil society in the work of election commissions show undemocratic elections in Belarus.