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Belarus should stop persecuting environmental activists, UNECE countries insist

Belarus should stop persecuting environmental activists, UNECE countries insist

Belarus has been persecuting environmental activists and should stop this violation of international law. The Seventh Meeting of the Parties (1) to the Aarhus Convention (2)...

After political opposition and the media, Belarusian dictator is shutting down the NGOs

After political opposition and the media, Belarusian dictator is shutting down the NGOs

Environmental non-governmental sector, belonging to the most active parts of Belarusian civil society for years, is disappearing. Since July, the regime has been looking for...

The protection of environmental activists is getting closer. Governments are negotiating on a new international mechanism

The protection of environmental activists is getting closer. Governments are negotiating on a new international mechanism

The year 2019 showed the highest number of environmental and land defenders killed ever; 212 people worldwide [1]. Although most of them were in Latin America, murders also...

Persecution of environmental activists in Belarus has no end. ‘Green Telephone’ operator Alena Dubovik was sentenced to 15 days in prison

Persecution of environmental activists in Belarus has no end. ‘Green Telephone’ operator Alena Dubovik was sentenced to 15 days in prison

Another member of a non-governmental organization Ecohome, Alena Dubovik, was detained in Minsk on Friday, October 23rd. On October 26th, she was sentenced to 15 days in prison...

Environmental activists are being arrested in Belarus. Arnika is calling for an end of the persecution

Environmental activists are being arrested in Belarus. Arnika is calling for an end of the persecution

In the past three days, repressive forces of the Belarusian state are trying to detain members of the board of the environmental organization Ecohome. According to the NGO...

Golf lawsuit threatens to ruin Friends of the Earth Croatia

Golf lawsuit threatens to ruin Friends of the Earth Croatia

Opposing a controversial golf resort above Dubrovnik might bankcrupt the environmental initiative.The company ‘Razvoj golf’ owned by Dutch financial holding Elitech demands...

Brutal beating of an environmental activists in Russia

Brutal beating of an environmental activists in Russia

Andrey Rudomakha, leader of Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus (EWNC), was attacked and viciously beaten on December 28. The environmental and human rights defender had to...