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Authors of graffiti in Belarusian language are facing up to 6 years in prison
Authors of graffiti in Belarusian language are facing up to 6 years in prison
Human rights fighters find the actions of the investigators illegal.  17.08.2015 | 09:40
Elena Tonkacheva: Belarusan authorities should be encouraged only after they fulfill 12 EU’s demands
Elena Tonkacheva: Belarusan authorities should be encouraged only after they fulfill 12 EU’s demands
One more primary demand is on top of those 12 – the release of political prisoners, emphasizes the head of the Center for Legal Transformation “Lawtrend”.  11.08.2015 | 08:44
Analytical paper on Belarus’ human rights situation for April-June 2015 is now published
Analytical paper on Belarus’ human rights situation for April-June 2015 is now published
The report was prepared by Belarusan Helsinki Committee, Belarusan Association of Journalists, Assembly of NGOs of Belarus, Legal Transformation Centre, HRC “Viasna”, and Committee “Salidarnast”.  08.08.2015 | 08:26
The issue of political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich may be solved in the near future
The issue of political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich may be solved in the near future
Belarusian president Aliaksandr Lukashenka stated that at yesterday’s meeting with independent journalists.  05.08.2015 | 10:44
A picket for the release of political prisoners was organized in front of KGB
A picket for the release of political prisoners was organized in front of KGB
Yesterday about a dozen people came to the KGB building in Minsk with the portraits of political prisoners and vanished politicians.  05.08.2015 | 09:43
Aliaksei Kazliuk: We have fears that Belarus-EU dialog on human rights will be a mere imitation
Aliaksei Kazliuk: We have fears that Belarus-EU dialog on human rights will be a mere imitation
The format of full-fledged participation of the civil society in the dialog is not provided for and it is practically impossible to influence its agenda.  31.07.2015 | 12:37
Invitation to join the International Solidarity Day With Civil Society in Belarus
Invitation to join the International Solidarity Day With Civil Society in Belarus
4 years ago, on the 4th of August, the International Day of Solidarity with civil society and human rights movement in Belarus was launched.  26.07.2015 | 09:55
Law and practice in CIS countries: Only Belarus bans calling for boycott of elections
Law and practice in CIS countries: Only Belarus bans calling for boycott of elections
While none of the members of Commonwealth of Independent States stipulate for responsibility for election boycott campaigns, Belarus provided for administrative responsibility for calls for a boycott.  23.07.2015 | 11:38
Mikalai Statkevich was denied registration of a nominating group
Mikalai Statkevich was denied registration of a nominating group
Central Election Commission made this decision against a former presidential candidate and now a jailed Belarusan opposition leader because of his imprisonment.  21.07.2015 | 10:54
Aliaksei Kazliuk: Institute of UN Special Rapporteur is a meeting point on human rights situation
Aliaksei Kazliuk: Institute of UN Special Rapporteur is a meeting point on human rights situation
The mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus has been prolonged for another year. It doesn’t seem to change much; however, the importance of this post is undoubted, though not obvious.  20.07.2015 | 08:59
Monitoring for the II Quarter of 2015 on Freedom of Association
Monitoring for the II Quarter of 2015 on Freedom of Association
Assembly of NGOs together with the Legal Transformation Center prepared Monitoring for the II quarter of 2015 ‘Freedom of association and legal conditions for non-profit organizations in Belarus  18.07.2015 | 08:44
Ales Bialiatski received the Lieu Sapieha award
Ales Bialiatski received the Lieu Sapieha award
The human rights defendant was to receive the award back in 2012, but because of prison the prize was awarded to him only now.  16.07.2015 | 11:00
Belarusan Association of Journalists issued a statement against prosecution of freelance journalists
Belarusan Association of Journalists issued a statement against prosecution of freelance journalists
In this statement BAJ strongly protests against the increasing administrative prosecution of freelance journalists whose materials are published in foreign mass media.  13.07.2015 | 09:55
BHC and HRC “Viasna” launch a public campaign "Human Rights Activists for Free Elections"
BHC and HRC “Viasna” launch a public campaign "Human Rights Activists for Free Elections"
Human rights defendants adopted a statement on the occasion of the beginning of the campaign to monitor the presidential elections in Belarus.  03.07.2015 | 08:45
Raluca Popa: The measures to address gender stereotypes are universal; not “post-Soviet”
Raluca Popa: The measures to address gender stereotypes are universal; not “post-Soviet”
Project Advisor of Gender Equality Unit of Directorate General of Democracy of the Council of Europe talks about equal rights and opportunities for men and women and university of these values.  02.07.2015 | 12:12
International conference "Ensuring Gender Equality in Social Life" was held in Minsk
International conference "Ensuring Gender Equality in Social Life" was held in Minsk
On June 15-16, Minsk hosted conference on gender equality that brought together experts on gender equality, representatives of the Parliament, a number of ministries, and academics from 7 countries.  24.06.2015 | 10:52
Current situation in Belarus is disheartening, says UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Belarus
Current situation in Belarus is disheartening, says UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Belarus
Miklos Haraszti also reiterated calls for the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners.  18.06.2015 | 09:45
European federation of journalists: Immediately cease pressure on freelance journalists
European federation of journalists: Immediately cease pressure on freelance journalists
The European Federation of Journalists issued a statement on the alarming situation with freelance journalism in Belarus.  06.06.2015 | 11:15
Siarhei Drazdouski: Imperfect law is a barrier for people deprived of capacity to exercise their rig
Siarhei Drazdouski: Imperfect law is a barrier for people deprived of capacity to exercise their rig
Today the world understands that disability is not just a problem of a person’s health but also a discrimination issue of access to human rights, which can be even more difficult because of that.  04.06.2015 | 10:56
Mass Media vs Propaganda in EaP Region
Mass Media vs Propaganda in EaP Region
On May 19-20, the First Media Conference of Eastern Partnership countries took place in Riga, attended by almost 400 delegates from the region.  02.06.2015 | 11:25
Belarus is ranked 157 out of 180 countries in 2015 World Press Freedom Index
Belarus is ranked 157 out of 180 countries in 2015 World Press Freedom Index
The rate includes 188 countries.  02.06.2015 | 09:48
Experts: Forum of non-commercial law gives a chance to step away from disunity of CSOs
Experts: Forum of non-commercial law gives a chance to step away from disunity of CSOs
The participants of the first Belarusian Forum of non-commercial law relate their hopes with the map of legal reforms, though to realize the instrument a long-term work is needed.  28.05.2015 | 08:30
The principles of universal design and barrier-free environment were discussed in Minsk
The principles of universal design and barrier-free environment were discussed in Minsk
Social experiments, interactive games, mobile exhibitions and mobile apps – these are only few examples of using different tools helping to expand accessibility in different spheres.  25.05.2015 | 11:35
The first Belarusian Forum of non-commercial law started its work in Vilnius
The first Belarusian Forum of non-commercial law started its work in Vilnius
About a hundred lawyers and leaders of the biggest non-governmental organizations, as well as experts from Russia, Ukraine, and the EU countries are taking part in the work of the Forum.  24.05.2015 | 09:51
Harry Pahaniaila: Amnesty of political prisoners in Belarus is rather an exception to the rule
Harry Pahaniaila: Amnesty of political prisoners in Belarus is rather an exception to the rule
The cases of political prisoners are, as usually, very thoroughly considered by administrations of penitentiary institutions in such a way so that the figurants would never be amnestied.  18.05.2015 | 08:46
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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.