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Elena Tonkacheva: My deportation is suspended, but the course of appeal procedure is very odd
Elena Tonkacheva: My deportation is suspended, but the course of appeal procedure is very odd
The human rights fighter also has questions to documentation of suspension of her deportation from the country.  30.11.2014 | 09:52
Volha Smalianka: I don’t want to think that the official Europe will evade situation with Tonkacheva
Volha Smalianka: I don’t want to think that the official Europe will evade situation with Tonkacheva
The silence of the Belarusan authorities is easily understood; but absence of reaction of the official European structures is surprising.  29.11.2014 | 09:35
Elimination of monitoring on observance of human rights
Elimination of monitoring on observance of human rights
Direct phone line with the head of Migration and Citizenship Department in the Ministry of the Interior took place on November 19. Hundreds of Belarusans were trying to appeal Tonkacheva’s expulsion.  23.11.2014 | 10:39
Resolution on the support of Elena Tonkacheva is adopted in Batumi
Resolution on the support of Elena Tonkacheva is adopted in Batumi
The participants of the 6th CS Forum of the EaP that is taking place on November 20-21 in Batumi unanimously voted for the resolution “On the support of the human rights defendant Elena Tonkacheva”.  22.11.2014 | 08:40
Siarhei Drazdouski: The authorities don’t like well-reasoned stance of human rights fighters
Siarhei Drazdouski: The authorities don’t like well-reasoned stance of human rights fighters
Principled and well-reasoned stance of the human rights defendant Elena Tonkacheva could serve as a ground for her deportation from Belarus.  20.11.2014 | 09:33
Sergei Krivenko: Russia President knows about Tonkacheva’s deportation but gives no reaction
Sergei Krivenko: Russia President knows about Tonkacheva’s deportation but gives no reaction
However, the reaction might be diverse. It would be a good thing if human rights defendants or activists with Belarusan citizenship were not deported from Russia in response.  19.11.2014 | 08:19
Belarusan women are banned from 181 occupations; Lukashenka’s government says this is progress
Belarusan women are banned from 181 occupations; Lukashenka’s government says this is progress
This policy clearly reveals the state’s desire to control the choices of its citizens in social sphere; in this case, to manoeuvre women into prioritizing their reproductive role over all others.  18.11.2014 | 10:54
New project will enable the disabled to act with unlimited possibilities
New project will enable the disabled to act with unlimited possibilities
The program of the Office for the rights of persons with disabilities and School of leaders was created only a year ago, but its members already organized several projects aimed at assisting PWDs.  18.11.2014 | 07:50
Andrei Yahorau: The West should honestly and clearly present its position on Tonkacheva’s case
Andrei Yahorau: The West should honestly and clearly present its position on Tonkacheva’s case
Separate appeals and statements won’t be able to influence the situation; but common efforts can.  15.11.2014 | 08:24
Sharing experience: We have to employ persons with disabilities in business
Sharing experience: We have to employ persons with disabilities in business
It is stereotypes that prevent disabled from employment though sometimes applicants aren’t ready to work on the schedule. We should gather experts from different social spheres and look for solutions.  14.11.2014 | 11:36
Enira Bronitskaja: I hope that civic society is able to help Elena Tonkacheva
Enira Bronitskaja: I hope that civic society is able to help Elena Tonkacheva
There are different ways to keep the famous human rights defendant in Belarus; what is important is not to give up.  14.11.2014 | 08:34
Elena Tonkacheva: Fears of human rights defenders about the law on alternative service came true
Elena Tonkacheva: Fears of human rights defenders about the law on alternative service came true
Neglect of demands and suggestions introduced by the civil society led to the appropriate results, assumes Elena Tonkacheva, the head of the Legal Transformation Center “Lawtrend”.  12.11.2014 | 08:41
Yaraslau Bekish: By deporting Tonkacheva the state might want to demoralize the whole third sector
Yaraslau Bekish: By deporting Tonkacheva the state might want to demoralize the whole third sector
Resolving the issue with Elena Tonkacheva’s deportation the authorities have not only satisfied their own needs for personal revenge but also tried to demoralize the whole third sector.  11.11.2014 | 09:21
EaP CSF statement of solidarity with Belarusan human rights defender Elena Tonkacheva
EaP CSF statement of solidarity with Belarusan human rights defender Elena Tonkacheva
Steering Committee of EaP CSF expresses deep concern following the decision of Belarusan authorities to cancel the residence permit and deport for 3 years the chair of the Legal Transformation Center.  10.11.2014 | 14:25
Elena Tonkacheva got support from chief international human rights organizations
Elena Tonkacheva got support from chief international human rights organizations
Together with Belarusan human rights organizations they issued a statement calling upon Belarusan authorities to cancel the decision on cancellation of Tonkacheva’s residence permit and her expulsion.  10.11.2014 | 10:49
Index on Censorship published a statement in support of Elena Tonkacheva
Index on Censorship published a statement in support of Elena Tonkacheva
The open letter is addressed to the Belarus Ambassador to the UK and Ireland, Belarus President, Belarusan Minister of Internal Affairs, and Pershamaiski district Internal Affairs Department in Minsk.  10.11.2014 | 10:24
Uladzimir Matskevich:Elena Tonkacheva’s presence in Belarus won’t influence the results of elections
Uladzimir Matskevich:Elena Tonkacheva’s presence in Belarus won’t influence the results of elections
Deportation of Elena Tonkacheva is a message to the society: thaw in Belarus-EU relations, some signs of liberalization, though only for Europe and only for rampant supporters of the regime.  09.11.2014 | 12:38
Tonkacheva:Pershamaiski district Internal Affairs Department is a state model with petty vile police
Tonkacheva:Pershamaiski district Internal Affairs Department is a state model with petty vile police
According to the human rights defendant, the consideration of the case about her deportation from Belarus made her forget her juridical education and impartiality.  08.11.2014 | 11:28
Volha Smalianka: The state dispelled all doubts in hidden political motives of E.Tonkacheva’s case
Volha Smalianka: The state dispelled all doubts in hidden political motives of E.Tonkacheva’s case
However, if the state sought to stop the work of “Lawtrend”, it won’t happen, Volha Smalianka is convinced. And Elena Tonkacheva will continue her work.  07.11.2014 | 08:49
No need to amend mass media law in Belarus, House of Representatives says
No need to amend mass media law in Belarus, House of Representatives says
The dissent of the journalists from prosecution for contribution to foreign mass media was overruled by the commission of the lower chamber of Parliament dealing with mass media relations.  06.11.2014 | 08:33
Elena Tonkacheva is deprived of the right of entry for three years
Elena Tonkacheva is deprived of the right of entry for three years
This decision was made on November 5 by the Department of Internal Affairs of Pershamaiski district in Minsk and is based on the excess of speed limits by Elena Tonkacheva while driving her car.  05.11.2014 | 19:27
Andrei Yahorau: Not statements but actions will fix the situation with Tonkacheva’s deportation
Andrei Yahorau: Not statements but actions will fix the situation with Tonkacheva’s deportation
Elena Tonkacheva’s defence will be the touchstone of potential the civil society has.  05.11.2014 | 09:01
Belarusan human rights defenders ask UN to urgently respond due to possible exile of E.Tonkacheva
Belarusan human rights defenders ask UN to urgently respond due to possible exile of E.Tonkacheva
Human rights organizations appealed to UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders and to UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Belarus with a request to intervene.  04.11.2014 | 23:25
Ulad Vialichka: Consideration of Tonkacheva’s deportation is politically motivated
Ulad Vialichka: Consideration of Tonkacheva’s deportation is politically motivated
People in Belarus and abroad protest against the actions of the official Minsk employed in relation to the famous human rights defender Elena Tonkacheva, who might be deported from Belarus.  04.11.2014 | 09:15
Russian Presidential Council for Human Rights asked Foreign Ministry to support Elena Tonkacheva
Russian Presidential Council for Human Rights asked Foreign Ministry to support Elena Tonkacheva
Chairman of the Council Mikhail Fedotov drew attention to the “obvious inadequacy of the sanctions used by the Belarusan authorities for minor offence”.  03.11.2014 | 07:01
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