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Ban Ki-Moon: "I will never stop calling for an end to the death penalty"
Ban Ki-Moon: "I will never stop calling for an end to the death penalty"
Despite many years of criticism from human rights activists, Belarus has not signed the Second Optional Protocol and continues to use the death penalty HRC “Viasna” recalls.  17.11.2015 | 13:32
Belarus. PrayForParis (photo)
Belarus. PrayForParis (photo)
On the night of 13th-14th of November this hashtag became one of the top in social networks. Belarusians are solidary with France offline, too. On the morning of November 14 Belarusans were bringing f  16.11.2015 | 08:03
Belarus State Border Committee urges Belarusans to abstain from trips to the EU
Belarus State Border Committee urges Belarusans to abstain from trips to the EU
Security measures at the border with the EU states are intensified.  15.11.2015 | 08:40
Lithuania’s Foreign Minister urged Belarus to discuss visa facilitation and readmission agreements
Lithuania’s Foreign Minister urged Belarus to discuss visa facilitation and readmission agreements
Linas Linkevičius called on Belarus not to stop after the release of political prisoners with regard to human rights, rule of law, and democracy and voiced his concern over the Astravets NPP project.  14.11.2015 | 09:22
Ales Razanau “shamanized” a poetic trance
Ales Razanau “shamanized” a poetic trance
Poems, contrast to philosophic categories, is an unconscious phenomenon, since poems merely don’t have any categories. But who prevents one from searching meanings in poetry?  13.11.2015 | 08:47
Lithuanian Foreign Minister denies information re secret agreements with Belarus on Astravets NPP
Lithuanian Foreign Minister denies information re secret agreements with Belarus on Astravets NPP
Linas Linkevičius claims that Lithuania will never lower its security standards towards Belarus.  12.11.2015 | 10:09
Sviatlana Karaliova: EaP CS Forum shouldn’t get divided into the major league and outsiders division
Sviatlana Karaliova: EaP CS Forum shouldn’t get divided into the major league and outsiders division
At the Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum in Kyiv on November 19-21 24 delegates from more than two dozens organizations will represent Belarus.  12.11.2015 | 08:26
Legal Transformation Centre and Assembly of NGOs issue analytical report on human rights in Belarus
Legal Transformation Centre and Assembly of NGOs issue analytical report on human rights in Belarus
The report covers the period from July to September 2015.  10.11.2015 | 09:37
Uladzimir Matskevich: Everyone understands that the nature of Belarusan regime didn’t change
Uladzimir Matskevich: Everyone understands that the nature of Belarusan regime didn’t change
It was for the first time that the discussion about Belarusan culture in Berlin happened in German and Belarusan languages – without intervention of Russian and English languages.  10.11.2015 | 08:34
Stand up for Journalism campaign: Journalists and bloggers from Belarus united for free Internet
Stand up for Journalism campaign: Journalists and bloggers from Belarus united for free Internet
Belarusian Association of Journalists joined the European campaign of solidarity. On November 5, BAJ held an online conference on questions of regulating ByNet.  09.11.2015 | 10:37
UN criticises situation with mass media in Belarus
UN criticises situation with mass media in Belarus
The UN special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus Miklos Haraszti assumes that the work of independent media is impossible without broad reform in this country.  09.11.2015 | 09:04
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: What is a game?
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: What is a game?
Game is not some special area, but a human ability to keep two absolutely different worlds at a time and decide, which of them is real and which is secondary.  07.11.2015 | 09:13
“CHOICE-Belarus” received 60 applications from civic and cultural initiative groups
“CHOICE-Belarus” received 60 applications from civic and cultural initiative groups
The coordination team of “CHOICE-Belarus: Legacy and modernity” is plunging into analytic work: during a few weeks of application process it received 60 applications for participation in the project.  05.11.2015 | 10:13
Point of view: It is thanks to Belarusan writers that an alternative view on the Soviet past remains
Point of view: It is thanks to Belarusan writers that an alternative view on the Soviet past remains
This article cites the examples of prominent Belarusian writers, who illustrate that the Belarusan leaders have failed manifestly to address the crimes of Stalin and other consequences of Soviet rule.  04.11.2015 | 10:50
For many Belarusans long queues and low salaries in health care matter more than democracy
For many Belarusans long queues and low salaries in health care matter more than democracy
In regional context it may seem that Belarus has a similar health service to Poland or Lithuania; however, life expectancy in those countries remains higher than in Belarus, writes Ryhor Astapenia.  03.11.2015 | 11:36
Ihar Kuzniatsou: “If we had a chance to get the villains from their graves, we would do that”
Ihar Kuzniatsou: “If we had a chance to get the villains from their graves, we would do that”
Recently the memory of the victims of Stalinist repressions was honored in Kurapaty. The only input of the state was militia in civilian clothes and road police that stopped everyone who came by car.  02.11.2015 | 11:25
A memorial day in Vilnius (photos)
A memorial day in Vilnius (photos)
The memory of the victims of political repressions was honoured not only in Belarus. Due to sadly known events the head of the Center for Legal Transformation Elena Tonkacheva cannot be in Minsk now.  02.11.2015 | 08:09
School on the rights of persons with disabilities launched in Minsk
School on the rights of persons with disabilities launched in Minsk
The School is aimed at raising legal awareness in the sphere of the rights of persons with disabilities and protection of theirs rights.  01.11.2015 | 09:01
New law to speed up refugee status acquisition is elaborated in Belarus
New law to speed up refugee status acquisition is elaborated in Belarus
The law will enable to go through all the procedures for getting refugee status in 6 months.  31.10.2015 | 08:57
About 150 people came to the KGB headquarters in Minsk to commemorate the killed
About 150 people came to the KGB headquarters in Minsk to commemorate the killed
The memorial action titled "Memory Chain" took place yesterday near the KGB building in central Minsk.  30.10.2015 | 11:44
Dominants of Belarusan culture in the narrative of Mihal Amnepadystau
Dominants of Belarusan culture in the narrative of Mihal Amnepadystau
What is culture based on and what is nation based on?  30.10.2015 | 08:04
Point of view: Alcohol as a tool of authoritarianism in Belarus
Point of view: Alcohol as a tool of authoritarianism in Belarus
According to the WHO, Belarus holds the first place in worldwide alcohol consumption. Yet the authorities ignore this significant national problem; their recent policies may be making it even worse.  29.10.2015 | 11:03
Miklós Haraszti is concerned about the attack of the Belarusan authorities on the Internet
Miklós Haraszti is concerned about the attack of the Belarusan authorities on the Internet
“Independence of mass media in Belarus is impossible”, - such depressing conclusion is given in the report on the freedom of expression of opinions of the UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus.  29.10.2015 | 08:55
Savchenko: Alexievich is neither Soviet nor Ukrainian, she’s daughter of great Belarusan nation!
Savchenko: Alexievich is neither Soviet nor Ukrainian, she’s daughter of great Belarusan nation!
The Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is kept in a predetention center in Russia, answered the writer and Nobel Prize winner Sviatlana Alexievich.  28.10.2015 | 10:46
Mikhail Pishcheuski maimed after LGBT-party died in hospital
Mikhail Pishcheuski maimed after LGBT-party died in hospital
The activist of LGBT-movement was in hospital from May 2014; after the beating he was diagnosed with skull fracture and cerebral haemorrhage.  28.10.2015 | 10:40
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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”

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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.