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Belarus human rights report

Belarus human rights report

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Belarus human rights report 2012
Belarus human rights report 2012

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Human Rights Violations
in Certain Countries
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
list of acronyms of international human rights instruments
Internaonal Covenant on Civil and Polical RightsICERD
Internaonal Convenon on the Eliminaon of All Forms of Racial DiscriminaonICESR
Internaonal Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Convenon on the eliminaon of all forms of discriminaon against women
Convenon against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatmentor Punishment
Convenon on the Rights of the Child
Human rights
historically being the area of relaons betweenthe society and the government, an element of a purelyinternal policies, have started to play a role of a tool forforeign polics in the modern world. The relaonshipbetween states on human rights issues abandon the principleof equality of partners, pursuing various paths of development with one common objecve being theprosperity of their cizens, while becoming associated withdiktat, pressure and imposion of their «solely accurateopinion». Cricisms in the area of human rights rst andforemost target developing countries.
The idea behind this report is to draw aenon to theviolaon of human rights violaons in those countries thattradionally represent themselves as «developeddemocracies», to illustrate by concrete facts their failure tocomply with internaonal legal obligaons and, no lessimportantly, spotlight the vicms that are tradionally given ablind eye by violang states as well as by internaonalorganizaons operang in the area of human rights.
Ignoring problems leads to impunity and as is substanatedby this report to the deterioraon of the human rights record.This serves as a tesmony that human rights are not aboutelites or retrogrades, mentors or pupils.
The report by Belarus’ Foreign Ministry is based upon theinformaon from the Belarusian diplomac missions, themedia as well as other reliable open sources. We did not seekto provide a complete picture of the situaon of human rightsin the countries in queson, but rather we have tried to drawaenon to the most resonant human rights violaons in2012.
Vd Mk
Minister of Foreign Aairs
Republic of Belarus
UnitedStatesof America

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