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Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its strong protest against the detention of the head of the Belarusian non-governmental organisation “Viasna” Ales Bialiatski and actions against the human rights organization he is heading. Lithuania together with partners in the EU will take further actions regarding the release of political prisoners in Belarus.




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Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on Belarus

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic expresses its deepest concern over the yesterday’s arrest of Aliaksandr Bialiatski, President of Human Rights Center Viasna and Vice-President of the International Federation for Human Rights. This action is particularly worrying given the context of recent steps taken by the Belarusian government to restrict the freedom of assembly and continuous harassment of civic activists.

The Czech Republic therefore calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr. Bialiatski and urges Belarusian authorities to stop all kinds of repression against him, his organization and human rights activists in general. The Czech Republic appreciates the unwavering efforts of Mr...

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