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Sviatlana Alexievich: Nadzeya Savchenko’s sentence speaks for agony of the Putin
Sviatlana Alexievich: Nadzeya Savchenko’s sentence speaks for agony of the Putin's regime
Nobel Prize Winner Sviatlana Alexievich believes that the verdict to the Ukrainian pilot Nadzeya Savchenko, who is sentenced to 22 years of imprisonment, is mad.  24.03.2016 | 08:24
Belsat tries to get official accreditation in Belarus
Belsat tries to get official accreditation in Belarus
The TV channel has filed a required set of documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on March 21.  22.03.2016 | 08:16
Freedom of conscience and law: limitations compel to ignoring
Freedom of conscience and law: limitations compel to ignoring
The Centre for European Transformation completed a study of how believers percept the Belarusian legislation in the field of freedom of thought, conscience, and religion.  18.03.2016 | 08:30
A moratorium on death penalty is unlikely to be introduced since Lukashenka doesn’t want it
A moratorium on death penalty is unlikely to be introduced since Lukashenka doesn’t want it
Belarus President appears to be ready to discuss the moratorium; however without any obligations. Minsk counts on further normalization of relations with EU without making significant concessions.  17.03.2016 | 11:20
Have EU sanctions impeded the death penalty moratorium?
Have EU sanctions impeded the death penalty moratorium?
Such opinion was voiced by Nikolai Samoseiko, the former judge, the chairman of the working group on death penalty of the House of Representatives.  12.03.2016 | 09:12
EU representative met with human rights activists in Minsk
EU representative met with human rights activists in Minsk
Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights, met with Belarusian human rights activists on March 9.  11.03.2016 | 11:07
Human Rights Center “Viasna” is not invited to the UN conference on death penalty
Human Rights Center “Viasna” is not invited to the UN conference on death penalty
The Human Rights Center has been explained that only registered organizations may participate in the international conference.  09.03.2016 | 08:30
Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities together with EuroBelarus launches a new campaign
Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities together with EuroBelarus launches a new campaign
The campaign called “Agenda 50” is aimed at helping to realize the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities in the regions.  07.03.2016 | 09:30
Andrei Bastunets: A warning from the Information Ministry isn
Andrei Bastunets: A warning from the Information Ministry isn't a preventive measure, but a sanction
Two independent websites, Nasha Niva newspaper nn.by and Ezhednevnik ej.by received written warnings from the Ministry of Information.  04.03.2016 | 10:27
Review of freedom of associations in Belarus in 2015
Review of freedom of associations in Belarus in 2015
Assembly of Pro-Democratic NGOs and Legal Transformation Center (Lawtrend) prepared the annual Freedom of Associations and Legal Conditions for Non-Profit Organizations in Belarus review for 2015.  03.03.2016 | 10:36
Harry Pahaniaila: Media has the right to criticise Internal Ministry, but courts support the state
Harry Pahaniaila: Media has the right to criticise Internal Ministry, but courts support the state
Disputes or conflicts that MIA head calls an information war should be resolved in court; but we should remember that Belarusan courts can hardly be called independent, notes the human rights fighter.  03.03.2016 | 08:22
Opinion: Belarus needs to ensure that both men and women enjoy equal rights in the labour market
Opinion: Belarus needs to ensure that both men and women enjoy equal rights in the labour market
The existing Belarusian legislation doesn’t effectively protect women from work discrimination nor does it stipulate what constitutes sexual harassment at work.  26.02.2016 | 10:12
Elena Tonkacheva: The actions of the official Minsk give no grounds for fulfilling EU’s expectations
Elena Tonkacheva: The actions of the official Minsk give no grounds for fulfilling EU’s expectations
Fulfillment of the majority of EU wishes depends on technical decisions; however, there’s no political will for that in Belarus, the head of Lawtrend assumes.  22.02.2016 | 08:09
In Belarus students are threatened with sanctions for participating in NGOs and protests
In Belarus students are threatened with sanctions for participating in NGOs and protests
Among the “anti-state” NGOs are even organizations with official registration.  20.02.2016 | 11:22
EU one more time reiterated Belarus to introduce a moratorium on death penalty
EU one more time reiterated Belarus to introduce a moratorium on death penalty
The European Union condemned another death sentence handed down on February 15 and one more time called on Belarusan authorities to introduce the moratorium on death penalty.  18.02.2016 | 08:20
Accessibility of election process in Spain and Belarus compared
Accessibility of election process in Spain and Belarus compared
While participation of people with disabilities in political life is an important indicator of accessibility and democracy of the country, it is still inaccessible for Belarus.  17.02.2016 | 10:29
Elena Tonkacheva’s request to shorten entry ban into Belarus is rejected
Elena Tonkacheva’s request to shorten entry ban into Belarus is rejected
The head of the Center for Legal Transformation “Lawtrend” received a response from the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Belarus.  17.02.2016 | 07:12
UN Special Rapporteur: The dismal state of human rights has remained unchanged in Belarus
UN Special Rapporteur: The dismal state of human rights has remained unchanged in Belarus
“The dismal state of human rights in Belarus has not changed since the October 2015 presidential election”, says the statement of the UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus.  11.02.2016 | 11:16
Andrei Bastunets: Threats to non-state media demonstrate the weakness of the authorities
Andrei Bastunets: Threats to non-state media demonstrate the weakness of the authorities
Instead of resolving “painful” issues, the authorities are looking for those guilty in “wrong” quoting of the authorities, marks the Chair of the Belarusan Association of Journalists (BAJ).  10.02.2016 | 10:53
BAJ appeals to Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression re beating of the journalist
BAJ appeals to Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression re beating of the journalist
The letter also informed about the continuing administrative prosecution of freelance journalists contributing to foreign mass media without accreditation.  06.02.2016 | 09:35
Zhanna Litvina and Ales Bialiatski discussed human rights situation in Belarus with EU officials
Zhanna Litvina and Ales Bialiatski discussed human rights situation in Belarus with EU officials
Ales Bialiatski, Chair of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and Zhanna Litvina, ex-chair of the Belarusian Association of Journalists have arrived on a working visit to Brussels on February 2.  05.02.2016 | 08:00
Volha Smalianka: Human rights fighters are displeased with observer status in West-Belarus dialog
Volha Smalianka: Human rights fighters are displeased with observer status in West-Belarus dialog
International community should know about the consolidated stance of Belarusan human rights defenders, emphasizes Volha Smalianka, the head of the Centre for Legal Transformation “Lawtrend”.  04.02.2016 | 09:07
Study conducted in Belarus shows high level of tolerance to people with disabilities among youth
Study conducted in Belarus shows high level of tolerance to people with disabilities among youth
Young people have difficulties in communication with persons with disabilities people because they lack experience and communication skills, mark the researchers.  03.02.2016 | 09:54
The new draft law might threaten the already marginalized LGBT community in Belarus
The new draft law might threaten the already marginalized LGBT community in Belarus
Belarus is toying with a Russian-style “anti-propaganda” bill, potentially limiting the free expression of LGBT people, writes Slava Bortnik.  01.02.2016 | 10:45
Office for the Rights of the Disabled starts a new stage of “Deinstitutionalization” campaign
Office for the Rights of the Disabled starts a new stage of “Deinstitutionalization” campaign
The Office and Lithuanian NGO “Perspectives of psychic health” launched a joint project “Deinstitutionalization as a possibility to promote human rights of persons with disabilities in Belarus”.  31.01.2016 | 08:02
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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.