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“Lohvinau” got the license for selling books
“Lohvinau” got the license for selling books
After a year of attempts and a fine, the Ministry of Information registered the bookstore, thus permitting it to distribute printed products.  29.03.2015 | 08:29
Aliaksandr Jarashuk: Disdain of independent trade unions is the typical feature of Belarusan regime
Aliaksandr Jarashuk: Disdain of independent trade unions is the typical feature of Belarusan regime
When telling about protection of labor in Belarus, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs “forgot” to mention the urgent problems of independent trade unions.  27.03.2015 | 08:26
Ales Bialiatski: Open letter by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok reveals the terrible truth
Ales Bialiatski: Open letter by political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok reveals the terrible truth
The colony's administration hides behind the "legitimate" internal rules, while psychologically and physically terrorizing prisoners who seek to preserve human dignity.  25.03.2015 | 10:17
EU called upon Belarus to introduce moratorium on death penalty once again
EU called upon Belarus to introduce moratorium on death penalty once again
Belarus is urged to join global moratorium on death penalty as the first step to its full abolition.  24.03.2015 | 08:03
Reflecting on acting with unlimited possibilities: main results and future plans
Reflecting on acting with unlimited possibilities: main results and future plans
Realization of personal projects, upsurge of motivation and faith in one’s own powers are the main results of the program “Acting with unlimited possibilities” which has been finished lately.  18.03.2015 | 10:55
Andrei Sushko: Official legal information becomes increasingly less available for Belarusan citizens
Andrei Sushko: Official legal information becomes increasingly less available for Belarusan citizens
How successful will our country go through the human rights procedure within the frames of the UN? “Lawtrend” experts give their assessments to the official report of the Foreign Ministry.  18.03.2015 | 08:10
Tina Farni: We need to establish cooperation between specialists in post-Soviet countries
Tina Farni: We need to establish cooperation between specialists in post-Soviet countries
According to the head of Russian branch of Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, we should do it in order to expand accessibility and benefit from the principles of the Convention of the rights of the disabled.  17.03.2015 | 11:12
Ulad Vialichka: In our presence common European stance on Russia is being established
Ulad Vialichka: In our presence common European stance on Russia is being established
Current social and political situation in Russia is much more dangerous for the long-term establishment of European security than the Russia-Ukraine conflict itself.  13.03.2015 | 08:45
Ales Bialiatski spoke at the session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Ales Bialiatski spoke at the session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Ales Bialiatski managed to tell about the importance of human rights defendants’ work and disclose the problems of their persecution in Belarus.  12.03.2015 | 10:03
Unless Belarus improves situation with human rights, its criticism of other states will be ignored
Unless Belarus improves situation with human rights, its criticism of other states will be ignored
Even though incidents mentioned in the report “Most Resonant Human Rights Violations in Certain Countries” issued by Belarusan Foreign Ministry are true, the report will not have the desired effect.  11.03.2015 | 13:21
Nadiya Savchenko: Dying for ideals which are above her
Nadiya Savchenko: Dying for ideals which are above her
One may disagree with political decisions taken in Russia-West geopolitical game; however, there is no doubt that this brave Ukrainian woman-pilot has challenged the system, writes Maryana Prokop.  03.03.2015 | 11:10
Ahead of president election, Information Ministry sends warnings to regional newspapers
Ahead of president election, Information Ministry sends warnings to regional newspapers
Several independent local paper newspapers received warnings from the Information Ministry for minor insufficiencies; their editors-in-chief are going to appeal to the law.  03.03.2015 | 09:35
Belarus won fight on slavery at home, but it is unable of averting servitude of its citizens abroad
Belarus won fight on slavery at home, but it is unable of averting servitude of its citizens abroad
While positive results in anti-trafficking campaign can indeed be observed in Belarus, the government still has a ways to go in developing its strategy of dealing with the problem, Vadzim Smok writes.  02.03.2015 | 11:29
Aliaksei Kazliuk: PACE rapporteur didn’t made use of Lawtrend’s offer
Aliaksei Kazliuk: PACE rapporteur didn’t made use of Lawtrend’s offer
During Andrea Rigoni’s visit to Minsk the idea of uniting his efforts with the UN Special Rapporteur Miklos Haraszti didn’t please PACE’s Special Rapporteur much. Why so?  02.03.2015 | 08:33
It is time to move from integrated to inclusive education, Belarusan teacher-therapist says
It is time to move from integrated to inclusive education, Belarusan teacher-therapist says
The main plus of integrated education is the possibility to teach a child in accordance with an individually prepared program taking into account special needs of every child.  01.03.2015 | 10:19
Apart from websites, Ministry of Informatization will also block anonymizers and proxies
Apart from websites, Ministry of Informatization will also block anonymizers and proxies
The Operative Analytical Center under the Belarus President and the Ministry of Informatization elaborated the procedure of restricting access to the information resources in the Internet.  27.02.2015 | 12:41
Aleh Hulak: The authorities don’t start real dialog about human rights with the civil society
Aleh Hulak: The authorities don’t start real dialog about human rights with the civil society
Belarusan authorities have a specific understanding of human rights, which doesn’t allow them to start real discussion of problems with the representatives of the civil society.  23.02.2015 | 08:01
Elena Tonkacheva: I will have enough work with Belarus in Vilnius as well
Elena Tonkacheva: I will have enough work with Belarus in Vilnius as well
Well, the forced move to Vilnius will somehow complicate the human rights work of the head of the Legal Transformation Center; however, it wouldn’t be complicated to the degree the authorities want it  22.02.2015 | 08:56
Lawtrend: Rigoni is obliged to put questions uncomfortable with the official Minsk on the agenda
Lawtrend: Rigoni is obliged to put questions uncomfortable with the official Minsk on the agenda
Right for entry in exchange for silence re issues of human rights and democracy in Belarus is an improper thing to do, emphasizes Elena Tonkacheva, the head of the Legal Transformation Center.  20.02.2015 | 08:42
Andrey Yurov: International civil society is now lagging behind the politicians
Andrey Yurov: International civil society is now lagging behind the politicians
Today’s crisis of the international law is largely caused by the weak global civil society, not only by the negligence of security issues on the part of politicians and corresponding structures.  19.02.2015 | 08:34
Siarhei Drazdouski: It is necessary to prepare the society to accept
Siarhei Drazdouski: It is necessary to prepare the society to accept
Handicrafts made by people with disabilities from Svir institution in Poland soon will be sold in designer shops in Belarus. Experts claim that the works have not only spiritual but also art value.  18.02.2015 | 10:20
Reporters without borders: Freedom of information has decreased
Reporters without borders: Freedom of information has decreased
International organization “Reporters without borders” published this year’s World Press Freedom Index and marked common limitation of media freedom.  15.02.2015 | 08:31
Publishing house “Lohvinau” was prohibited from participating in the Minsk International Book Fair
Publishing house “Lohvinau” was prohibited from participating in the Minsk International Book Fair
According to the founder of the Literary House, there is an order of the Ministry of Information that “Lohvinau” must not be allowed to take part in the fair.  12.02.2015 | 10:49
Project “Accessible city” is launched in Belarus
Project “Accessible city” is launched in Belarus
Among the tasks of the project – creation of online-portal on barrier-free environment and online-map of Belarus’ objects accessible for physically impaired persons.  12.02.2015 | 08:37
Human rights activists met with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Belarus
Human rights activists met with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Belarus
Consultations with Miklos Haraszti took place in Vilnius and lasted two days – on February 2 and 3.  07.02.2015 | 11:10
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Gintautas Mažeikis: The relation of political field and arena in the framework of information war

In his report, philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis discusses several concepts that have been a part of the European social and philosophical thought for quite a time.

“It is our big joint work”

It is impossible to change life in cities just in three years (the timeline of the “Agenda 50” campaign implementation). But changing the structure of relationships in local communities is possible.

Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

To achieve changes, you need to be interested in them and stop pinning all hopes on the state.