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To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council:  Excellency,  We, the undersigned associations and human rights organisations call on the Human Rights Council to create a new mechanism assisting the process of…
Demonstrators carry a huge historical flag of Belarus as thousands gather for a protest at the Independence square in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 23, 2020.
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Civil society organizations call to convene a Special Session to address human rights violations committed in the leadup, during and after the August 2020 Presidential elections

26 August 2020 Excellencies, We, the undersigned Belarusian and international non-governmental organisations, write to you to express our utmost concern and call on you to urgently convene a Special Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to…
Police officers detain a protester in Minsk, Belarus, on July 14, 2020 during a protest rally against a decision to bar a number of opposition candidates from running in the presidential elections on August 9.
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To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

We, the undersigned international human rights organisations, urge your delegation to maintain scrutiny on the human rights situation in Belarus, including by ensuring the renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in…
Riot police detain a man during a rally in Minsk on March 25.
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Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

We, the undersigned international human rights organizations, urge your delegation, and the United Nations Human Rights Council, to support the renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Belarus under Item 4. …
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November 8, 2016
 
 Janez Kocijančič
 
 Acting President
 
 European Olympic Committees
 
 Villino Giulio Onesti
 
 Via della Pallacanestro, 19
 
 00135 Rome Italy
 
 Re: Decision to award the…
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To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Your Excellency,
 
 We, the undersigned international human rights organizations, write to urge your Delegation to address the human rights situation in Belarus during the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) and to vote in favour of…
HRC headquarters
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To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Your Excellency,
 
 We, the undersigned international human rights organizations, write to urge your Delegation to address the human rights situation in Belarus during the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) and to vote in favour of…
HRC headquarters
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UPR Submission on Belarus
 
 Updated version of April 2015
 
 Summary[1]
 
 The human rights situation in Belarus has deteriorated drastically and was marked by flawed presidential elections in 2010 and an ensuing crackdown on…
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Regarding the new legislative amendments limiting freedom of assembly and association and imposing new restrictions on civil society groups in Belarus

Open Joint letter regarding the new legislative amendments limiting freedom of assembly and association and imposing new restrictions on civil society groups in Belarus   To: House of Representatives of the Republic of Belarus Council of the Republic of…
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Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council     Your Excellency,    We are writing to call on your delegation to participate in the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human…
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RE: Addressing the situation of human rights in Belarus at the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, September 5, 2011 Your Excellency, We are writing to call on your delegation to participate in the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Belarus, and to express…
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To: Nikolai Nikolaevich Kulik, Prosecutor General of the City of Minsk Copied: Division of Preliminary Investigations in the Department of Financial Investigation for the Minsk District and the city of Minsk  Dear Mr. Kulik, We are a coalition of…
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Joint NGO Letter to UN Member States

A geographically diverse group of NGOs unite in opposition to Belarus' bid for a Human Rights Council seat.
 
 Belarus, which fails to cooperate with United Nations human rights mechanisms and has one of the worst human rights records in Europe,…