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Initiative for the Freedom to Political Prisoners in Belarus

Initiative for the Freedom to Political Prisoners in Belarus

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2010 Presidential Election in Belarus brought unprecedented escalation of oppression against democratic activists in the country Hundreds of activists across Belarus were detained, beaten up and intimidated. Dozens of them were sentenced to lengthy terms in high security prisons This civil initiative aims at an immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners in Belarus […]

Open letter from the European Convention on Liberal Democracy to the European Union, its member states, and the United States calling for an urgent response to recent events in Belarus

Open letter from the European Convention on Liberal Democracy to the European Union, its member states, and the United States calling for an urgent response to recent events in Belarus

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The European Convention on Liberal Democracy (ECLD) – a coalition of 30 pro-democracy groups and individuals across Europe and the United States – condemns in the strongest terms December’s fraudulent elections and subsequent repression in Belarus, and calls on the European Union, its Member States, and the United States to move beyond verbal condemnations and […]

Experts Warn of Consequences to U.S.-Russian Relations from Recent Crackdown on Opposition

Experts Warn of Consequences to U.S.-Russian Relations from Recent Crackdown on Opposition

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WASHINGTON – Thirty-seven former U.S. government officials, human rights and democracy advocates and Russia experts warned on Wednesday that the arrest of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov at a demonstration on July 31 and other anti-democratic steps taken by the Russian government constitute an “alarming trend” and that continued abuses should have “serious consequences” for […]

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