Yet another lost year for Belarus

The situation for the democratic opposition in Belarus has not improved in 2009 compared with previous year, said the leaders of the United Democratic Forces of Belarus at a press conference on 22 December.

During the year, the regime has once again imprisoned political prisoners. The authorities continue to deny state registration to political parties and non-governmental organisations and foreign journalists are refused accreditation.

Read more about the human rights situation in Belarus during December in the monthly report from Viasna.

Categories: Reports.
Tags: Viasna.
Regions: Belarus.