ICJ submission to the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodic review on Belarus

Europe and Central Asia
Issue: Civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights
Document Type: Non-legal Submission
Date: 2009

This submission addresses the frequent violations of human rights in Belarus.

These include: violations of freedom of expression, assembly, and association; violations of the right to liberty and security of person through the practice of arbitrary detention; and violation of the right to a fair trial, in the context of executive control of the judiciary and the legal profession.

The submission also recalls the obligation of Belarus to cooperate with international human rights mechanisms.

Belarus-ICJ Submission Universal Periodic Review-2009-eng (full text, PDF)

Belarus-ICJ Submission Universal Periodic Review-2009-rus (full text, PDF)

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