New York, Oct 26 (IBNS): A crackdown on free speech is the latest worrying development amid the deteriorating, “wholescale oppression” of human rights in Belarus, an independent expert told the UN General Assembly, on Thursday.
New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): In spite of the criticism levelled against the United Nations, there is no other such platform for cooperation or a multilateral mechanism based on “equal and respectful attitude towards each and every country and their needs,” the foreign minister of Belarus told the General Assembly.
New York, Feb 22 (JEN): The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the most ambitious, universal, people-centred and planet-sensitive set of goals and targets ever conceived by the United Nations, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a regional leaders forum in Belarus on Wednesday.
New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): A United Nations-appointed independent expert on the human rights situation in Belarus has expressed dismay over the Governmentâ€™s return to the policy of violent mass repression against peaceful demonstrators, non-governmental organizations, journalists and political opponents, and is calling on the authorities there to stop harassment and violence.
New York, June 22 (Just Earth News):A senior United Nations expert on human rights in Belarus warned on Tuesday that several generations have grown up in the country â€œwith no experience of what the words â€˜pluralism,â€™ â€˜labour rights,â€™ â€˜free enterprise,â€™ â€˜free artistic creationâ€™ or â€˜free mediaâ€™ mean in reality.â€
New York, May 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS):United Nations human rights experts on Friday condemned Belarusâ€™ continued use of the death penalty following reports that a man whose complaint was before the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) had been executed, despite a specific request from the Committee for a stay of execution.