Belarus repression discussed at the UN

Today, at 14 pm at the Palais des Nations in Geneva UN conference started "The human rights situation in Belarus", which will make the Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, and the report will be presented "Paslyavybarchy pressure in Belarus," prepared by the experts of Human rights Watch.

As the Human Rights Center "Viasna", in the morning at the Palais des Nations held a working lunch, which was attended by representatives of international human rights organizations Human rights Watch, Civicus, FIDH, Human Rights House Foundation, representatives of the national government delegations from different countries-members of the Human Rights Council of the UN.

Theme of the meeting was designated to discuss the situation with human rights in Belarus. It was emphasized that what Now that happening in the Middle East, should not obscure the tragic developments in Belarus, where the authoritarian government completely ignored human rights and actually declared war Civil Society.

After giving the situation discussed possible steps by the Council on the adoption of a special resolution on Belarus, the draft of which was developed by Human rights Watch.

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