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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, A/HRC/29/43, 29 April 2015

IV. Human rights concerns C. Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment 47. The Special Rapporteur reiterates that as Belarus moves towards the next presidential election in 2015, it is worrying that none of the previously alleged cases of torture of political candidates, activists and human rights defenders while in detention has […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/BLR/CO/7, 6 April 2011: Belarus

41. The Committee is concerned about the lack of disaggregated data on the situation of women who typically face multiple forms of discrimination, such as older women, women with disabilities, women belonging to minorities, including Roma women, and lesbians, and who are particularly vulnerable to violence and abuse. 42. The Committee recommends that the State […]