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Belarus evicts leading human rights organization

Headline Title:  Belarus evicts leading human rights organization 26 November 2012 A leading Belarusian human rights NGO had its office confiscated in the capital Minsk on Monday, in what Amnesty International called a blatant violation of Belarus’ international human rights obligations. Representatives of the Ministry of Justice, police and a city gas company arrived at the Minsk office of Human Rights Centre Viasna on Monday morning to close it down and seal off the premises. The eviction – which comes shortly after Belarus denied an Amnesty International representative access to…

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