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Ales Bialiatski: Persecution of Elena Tonkacheva is explained by approaching presidential campaign
Ales Bialiatski: Persecution of Elena Tonkacheva is explained by approaching presidential campaign
The head of the human rights center “Viasna” believes that the attack of the authorities on Elena Tonkacheva can only be stopped if the scandal passes on to the level of Belarus-EU relations.  02.11.2014 | 09:28
Elena Tonkacheva’s residence permit is revoked; decision to deport her from Belarus is being taken
Elena Tonkacheva’s residence permit is revoked; decision to deport her from Belarus is being taken
The head of the Legal Transformation Center “Lawtrend” Elena Tonkacheva is going to appeal this decision and focus of resolving the issue of her possible expulsion.  01.11.2014 | 08:26
UN General Assembly discussed the situation of human rights defenders
UN General Assembly discussed the situation of human rights defenders
Belarus isn’t mentioned in the report specifically, as the report only describes the general situation with human rights defenders around the world.  26.10.2014 | 08:55
Ales Bialiatski: Sweden will continue to insist on liberation of Belarusan political prisoners
Ales Bialiatski: Sweden will continue to insist on liberation of Belarusan political prisoners
During a working visit to Sweden, the Head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" Ales Bialiatski met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallström.  25.10.2014 | 11:42
Human rights fighters urge to stop arbitrary arrests of Pavel Vinahradau and other activists
Human rights fighters urge to stop arbitrary arrests of Pavel Vinahradau and other activists
The 15-day preventive arbitrary arrest of the activist on October 9, 2014, on the eve of the summit of the CIS countries and the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Minsk was the last straw.  17.10.2014 | 09:48
Aleh Korban: “Political prisoners” Forum is foremost a message to the West
Aleh Korban: “Political prisoners” Forum is foremost a message to the West
The organizers of the Forum realize that the event won’t directly influence the release of political prisoners; but it reminds Western politicians about the primacy of morality in dialog with Minsk.  17.10.2014 | 09:23
Belarusans actively sign the Memorandum on joining the Convention on the rights of the disabled
Belarusans actively sign the Memorandum on joining the Convention on the rights of the disabled
Some dozens organizations and hundreds of people already signed it. The collection of signatures is organized within the frames of “Sign with heart” campaign.  15.10.2014 | 10:14
In Mahilieu a journalist gets fined for cooperation with Deutsche Welle
In Mahilieu a journalist gets fined for cooperation with Deutsche Welle
A court in Belarus fined Aliaksandr Burakou for 6 million Belarusian rubles for “cooperation with the foreign media”.  13.10.2014 | 09:06
Death penalty: choice between revenge and humanity
Death penalty: choice between revenge and humanity
On October 5-10 a “Week against the Death Penalty in Belarus” took place in Minsk. Its organizers are convinced that no humanization of the Belarusan society is possible without moratorium.  12.10.2014 | 10:19
On World Day against Death Penalty Brussels called upon Belarus to set a moratorium on death penalty
On World Day against Death Penalty Brussels called upon Belarus to set a moratorium on death penalty
Joint declaration of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and CE Secretary General issued on October 10 yet again mentions Belarus as the only European country that applies capital punishment.  11.10.2014 | 08:52
EU Ambassadors to Belarus visited photo exhibition of death penalty in Belarus
EU Ambassadors to Belarus visited photo exhibition of death penalty in Belarus
The joint protect of the photojournalist Siarhei Balai and the campaign "Human Rights Defenders Against Death penalty in Belarus" was presented on October 7 at the manor "Goliaths".  09.10.2014 | 11:20
Eastern Partnership Media Freedom Index: Belarus is the least free in terms of media freedom
Eastern Partnership Media Freedom Index: Belarus is the least free in terms of media freedom
While Ukraine improved its position in media freedom index, and Georgia took the lead, Azerbaijan and Belarus are placed towards the end of the ranking.  05.10.2014 | 08:51
BAJ invites to the presentation of a book “Who Needs Death Penalty”
BAJ invites to the presentation of a book “Who Needs Death Penalty”
The book was issued within the project for abolishment of the death penalty “Because We Are People!”, implemented by the organization Penal Reform International and a number of Belarusian NGOs.  04.10.2014 | 10:53
HRC “Viasna” announces week against death penalty in Belarus
HRC “Viasna” announces week against death penalty in Belarus
Within the frames of the campaign "Human rights defenders against the death penalty in Belarus" human rights activists organized five days of activities under the slogan “The death penalty is murder".  03.10.2014 | 11:30
BAJ protests against prosecution of journalists for contribution to foreign mass media
BAJ protests against prosecution of journalists for contribution to foreign mass media
The demand for Belarusan citizens to have accreditation from the Foreign Ministry of Belarus to seek and spread information violates the Constitution and international legal obligations of Belarus.  30.09.2014 | 09:56
Reporters without borders: Belarusan regime creates situations for the free journalism to go on its
Reporters without borders: Belarusan regime creates situations for the free journalism to go on its
International journalistic organization reacted on a wave of pressure on the Belarusan colleagues from the authorities.  29.09.2014 | 08:01
Ales Bialiatski: Lukashenka’s regime is like a gun that hangs on the wall and can shoot at any time
Ales Bialiatski: Lukashenka’s regime is like a gun that hangs on the wall and can shoot at any time
On September 24 the meeting "Convincing violations of political, economic and social rights in Belarus" took place in Warsaw. Viasna and FIDH presented the report on human rights violations to OSCE.  28.09.2014 | 11:37
Ales Bialiatski: Belarusian language today is an indicator of Europeanism
Ales Bialiatski: Belarusian language today is an indicator of Europeanism
As the leader of “Viasna” believes, it’s time to return to the postulates of the 80s and the mission of the revival. Otherwise “Russian World” won’t leave any chances to be Belarusans in Belarus.  22.09.2014 | 08:53
Civilizational choice and future of Belarus discussed in Minsk
Civilizational choice and future of Belarus discussed in Minsk
On 18th September, a round table “Civil Society Advocating Civilizational and Cultural Identity of Belarus” took place in Minsk.  22.09.2014 | 07:46
An overview of the situation with human rights in Belarus presented to the UN Human Rights Council
An overview of the situation with human rights in Belarus presented to the UN Human Rights Council
Belarusian human rights defenders expressed anxiety about the lack of real progress on key problem spheres of human rights in Belarus.  20.09.2014 | 09:58
Dunja Mijatović: Obligatory accreditation of journalists in Belarus has to be abolished
Dunja Mijatović: Obligatory accreditation of journalists in Belarus has to be abolished
It greatly restricts the possibilities of the media, stated the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media.  17.09.2014 | 10:56
15 years ago Hanchar and Krasouski were kidnapped
15 years ago Hanchar and Krasouski were kidnapped
September 16 marks 15 years since Lukashenka’s political opponents were kidnapped.  17.09.2014 | 08:30
Dunja Mijatović wants to discuss media freedom with Belarus Foreign and Information Ministers
Dunja Mijatović wants to discuss media freedom with Belarus Foreign and Information Ministers
OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media is on a visit to Belarus on September 15-16.  16.09.2014 | 08:07
Alternative report on freedom of association in Belarus to the Human Rights Council issued in Minsk
Alternative report on freedom of association in Belarus to the Human Rights Council issued in Minsk
Assembly of NGOs and Legal Transformation Centre Lawtrend point out at the negative policy the state pursues towards the civil society.  15.09.2014 | 08:52
Relatives of a political prisoner Statkevich applied to the police because of a threat letter
Relatives of a political prisoner Statkevich applied to the police because of a threat letter
Viktar Statkevich, the father of an ex-president candidate Mikalai Statkevich and the wife of the political prisoner Maryna Adamovich appealed to the police upon receiving an anonymous threat letter.  12.09.2014 | 12:13
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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.