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Human Rights Web Archive

Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research at Columbia University

Vi︠a︡sna pravaabaronchy tsėntr

Alternate Title Viasna Human Rights Center
Creator Hramadzkae ab'i͡adnanʹne "Pravaabaronchy tsėntr "Vi͡asna" (Belarus)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In Belarus
Geographic Focus Belarus
Subjects Civil society; Human rights (General); Human rights advocacy
Summary "Human Rights Center "Viasna" is a non-governmental human rights organization, created in 1996 during mass protest actions of the democratic opposition in Belarus. The main goal of Viasna is to contribute to development of the civic society in Belarus, based on respect to human rights, described in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus." In Belorussian, English, and Russian. Includes annual reviews, news updates, and public statements.
Languages Belarusian; English; Russian