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UN responds to Belarus crackdown; renews mandate

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has responded to the recent crackdown on peaceful protests by the Belarusian government, and to the multiple concerns raised by Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) and its partners, by passing a stronger resolution with an increased majority from 2016 on Belarus which has also renewed the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus for a further year. 23 Jun 2017 »

Image: UN strengthens framework protecting lawyers

UN strengthens framework protecting lawyers

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has passed an important resolution on the independence of lawyers, incorporating robust language against reprisals, and strengthening the implementation of guarantees and immunities. 23 Jun 2017 »

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