Ales Bialiatski’s case was mentioned at the review of Belarus at the UN Committee against Torture

Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva Mikhail Khvostov, Head of the delegation of Belarus to the Committee, explained to the Committee on 14 November 2011 that Ales Bialiatski will only be persecuted for tax evasion and will never be judged for his human rights activities or his activities related to the Human Rights Centre “Viasna”.

See the full review of Belarus at the Committee against Torture (in Russian only) here

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