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Image: Belarus: Human rights defenders targeted amidst arrests and massive police presenc

Belarus: Human rights defenders targeted amidst arrests and massive police presenc

Leading up to the planned peaceful protests on Belarusian Freedom Day human rights defenders have been detained and the office of the human rights organization Viasna has been raided. HRHF calls for the immediate and unconditional release of all still detained related to protests, and for all charges against them to be dropped. Peaceful protest and observing protests is no crime. The right of citizens to protest today in Belarus must be respected. 25 Mar 2017 »

Image: Open Letter to the President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenka

Open Letter to the President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenka

48 organizations from 24 countries signed the letter, where they strongly condemn the continuing wave of detentions and harassment of peaceful protesters, journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, anarchists and opposition party members in Belarus. 24 Mar 2017 »

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