Briefing with Belarusian Civil Society and Human Rights Activists

National Endowment for Democracy LogoDemocracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Despite upcoming major international and domestic events that will draw attention to Belarus, in particular the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship and the following presidential elections, Aliaksandr Lukashenka’s regime has taken no steps to stop the repression of civil, political, and economic rights in Belarus . Instead, the trends set by the violent suppression of the protests over Mr. Lukashenka’s disputed re-election in December 2010 continue, all the while the Belarusian government seeks greater dialogue with the West and demands the repeal of international sanctions.

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Briefing with Belarusian Civil Society and Human Rights Activists

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