Usually careful in his statements that concern Eastern Europe, Andrej Babiš has recently become far more outspoken amid continuing protests in Belarus.
Poland's national Office for Foreigners has published the statistical data on the international protection granted by the country in 2017. But the numbers don't tell the whole story.
In defiance of the European Court of Human Rights, Poland continues to block asylum seekers at its border with Belarus.
In a letter issued to the Oktyabrsky District Court of Vitebsk city in Belarus, Civil Rights Defenders calls for the immediate release of Pavel Levinov and for all administrative charges against him to be dropped. He...
A group of 14 attorneys provided assistance to persons seeking international protection in Poland at a crossing point on the border with Belarus, a frontier where the rights of asylum seekers are blatantly ignored.
One year ago, the EU lifted sanctions against Belarus in response to what was perceived as human rights improvements instigated by the Lukashenko regime.
Civil Rights Defenders is deeply concerned by the recent actions of the Belarusian authorities to harass and detain journalists, human rights defenders and members of the political opposition for their participation in peaceful protests.
Belarus’s human rights record has caused a sports coalition, the Sports and Rights Alliance, to voice their concern about holding the 2019 European Games in Minsk. In a letter to the European Olympic Committees, they...
Belarus recently executed three inmates, bringing to four the number of executions in the country in 2016 – all of them after the EU’s decision to permanently lift sanctions against the Lukashenko regime.
In March, the Human Rights Monitoring Institute held a workshop in Vilnius on the protection of victims of domestic violence.