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Protestors at the March of Peace and Independence in Minsk, Belarus
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Human Rights Council: Belarus ‘engulfed in fear’

Anaïs Marin, Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Belarus, presented her annual report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, pointing to Government policies that have ...

Last update 5 Jul 2022
OHCHR on Belarus
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Comments on Belarus

In a note published by the High Commissioner Of Human Rights, Ms Michelle Bachelet feels deeply alarmed at the latest developments in Belarus where on 14 July the security forces carried out dozens ...

Last update 19 Aug 2021
A general view of the Human Rights Council meeting
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Resolution of Human Rights Council on Situation of human rights in Belarus

The Human Rights Council adopted, at its 46th session, a resolution (draft version available) on the Situation of human rights in Belarus. The Council expressed concern at the continuing ...

Last update 7 Apr 2021
SAR ITALY - Europan Reaserchers Night 27 novembre 2020
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European Reaserchers night on the theme of academic freedom for Scholars at Risk - Friday 27 November 2020

The Universities of Padua, Cagliari and the Scuola Normale Superiore organised a series of meetings on the theme of academic freedom for Scholars at Risk (SAR Italy) during the Researchers' Night on ...

Last update 27 Nov 2020
Protests in Belarus 2020
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UN experts condemn threats against women human rights defenders in Belarus

Independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council criticised Belarus for persecuting women human rights defenders in the context of the mass protests taking place in the country since ...

Last update 14 Nov 2020
Ban Ki-Moon in the Conference Room of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. In the photo, Ban Ki-Moon talks at the podium to the left of the council table, while his image is projected onto the two large screens behind him.
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United Nations: Human Rights Council opens forty-fifth regular session

The UN Human Rights Council opened its forty-fifth regular session on 14 September 2020, hearing a global human rights update from Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human ...

Last update 24 Sep 2020