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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Council of Europe: Liberate all arrested journalists

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Baltics, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Trade, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Council of Europe: Liberate all arrested journalists

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English http://spring96.org/en/news/90526 2018 2018-08-08T12:37:10+0300 2018-08-08T12:37:10+0300 2018-08-08T12:37:10+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/council-of-europe.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”The Human Rights Center “Viasna” We have been informed about searches and arrests in a number of most prominent Belarusian media. This information is of great […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Statement on searches of media outlets and arrests of journalists

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Raw News, United Kingdom, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Statement on searches of media outlets and arrests of journalists

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English http://spring96.org/en/news/90525 2018 2018-08-08T12:31:10+0300 2018-08-08T12:31:10+0300 2018-08-08T12:31:09+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/viasnabaj-logo.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”The Human Rights Center “Viasna” On August 7, the Investigative Committee of Belarus said that it opened a criminal case under Part 2, Art. 349 of […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: 7 journalists held in criminal case against independent websites

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: 7 journalists held in criminal case against independent websites

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English http://spring96.org/en/news/90513 2018 2018-08-07T15:13:27+0300 2018-08-07T15:13:27+0300 2018-08-07T15:13:26+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/tyt.by-ofis-2.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Minsk offices of tut.by and belapan.by, Belarus’s biggest independent websites, have been searched by police this morning.The police raid is […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Valiantsin Stefanovich: investigation fails to prove guilt in trade union case

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Banking and Finance, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Raw News, Russia, Trade, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Valiantsin Stefanovich: investigation fails to prove guilt in trade union case

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English The criminal case of trade unions is, above all, an echo of the global problems related to NGOs’ access to funds, says human rights activist Valiantsin Stefanovich, who has been observing the trial of REP leaders Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik. He has analyzed in detail the […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Viasna asks UN Special Rapporteur to intercede for LGBT activist Vika Biran

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  Baltics, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Health, Human Rights, Iran, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, United Nations, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Viasna asks UN Special Rapporteur to intercede for LGBT activist Vika Biran

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English http://spring96.org/en/news/90500 2018 2018-08-06T16:45:52+0300 2018-08-06T16:45:52+0300 2018-08-06T16:45:51+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/stiag_lgbt.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”The Human Rights Center “Viasna” A rainbow flag was flown on the British embassy’s building in downtown Minsk on May 17 The Human Rights Center “Viasna” […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Belarus: trial observation reports breaches of international law in the trial of two trade union leaders

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Banking and Finance, Belarus, Defence, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, Intelligence, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Security, Trade, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Belarus: trial observation reports breaches of international law in the trial of two trade union leaders

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English Paris-Geneva, August 3, 2018 – On July 30, 2018, the trial of two trade union leaders, Mr. Henadz Fiadynich and Mr. Ihar Komlik, opened before the Saviecki District Court of Minsk. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (FIDH-OMCT), which sent a judicial observation mission to Belarus […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Lars Bünger: I really hope changes can happen soon in Belarus

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Germany, Human Rights, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Raw News, Russia, Syria Conflict, Turkish Government, United Kingdom, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Lars Bünger: I really hope changes can happen soon in Belarus

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English Lars Bünger, Chairman of Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights Viasna has talked to Lars Bünger, Chairman of Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights, one of our long-standing partners working on a number of crucial human rights issues in Belarus.– Do you in Libereco see any positive […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Pope Francis declares death penalty inadmissible in all cases

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Belarus, Cuba, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, Gas, Human Rights, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Technology, United States of America, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Pope Francis declares death penalty inadmissible in all cases

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English http://spring96.org/en/news/90477 2018 2018-08-03T11:35:36+0300 2018-08-03T11:35:36+0300 2018-08-03T11:35:36+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/papa-rymski.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”The Human Rights Center “Viasna” Pope Francis. Photo by AP. Pope Francis has changed the teachings of the Catholic faith to officially oppose the death penalty […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Human Rights Situation in Belarus: July 2018

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Banking and Finance, Belarus, English, Entertainment, Environment, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Human Rights, Iran, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Police, Raw News, Trade, United Kingdom, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: Human Rights Situation in Belarus: July 2018

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English Summary:Belarusian prisons continued to hold two political prisoners, Mikhail Zhamchuzhny and Amnesty International’s prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka. On July 17, eleven Belarusian human rights organizations wrote to President Lukashenka asking him to pardon political prisoner Zhamchuzhny;the authorities continue to investigate the criminal case against Ales Lipai, […]

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MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: US LGBTQ poet and activist barred from Belarus

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  Aid, Baltics, Belarus, English, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Health, Human Rights, India, Iran, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Raw News, Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI EU-Baltics: US LGBTQ poet and activist barred from Belarus

Source: Viasna Belarus Human Rights Center in English http://spring96.org/en/news/90457 2018 2018-08-01T12:51:44+0300 2018-08-01T12:51:44+0300 2018-08-01T12:51:44+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/alok_veidmenon.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”The Human Rights Center “Viasna” Alok Vaid-Menon Alok Vaid-Menon, an Indian American performance artist, poet, and LGBTQ rights activist, was not allowed to enter Belarus, after […]

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