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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights, A/HRC/4/16, 15 January 2007: Belarus

On 23 November 2006, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus expressed concern at the detention of seven activists who worked to promote the human rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) persons in Belarus, and […]

Attacks on Justice 2002: Belarus

The 1996 Constitution of Belarus, which was adopted by unconstitutional means, remains in force. The President has excessive power and continues to rule the country by presidential decree. (more…)

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Attacks on Justice 2000 – Belarus

In Belarus the procedures regarding tenure, discipline and dismissal of judges do not comply with the principle of an independent judiciary. In fact, no respect at all for the Rule of Law is shown by the Belarussian Government. (more…)

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