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A/HRC/52/68: Belarus in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election and in its aftermath - Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


03 February 2023

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In the present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 49/26, the High Commissioner sets out the findings of the examination of the human rights situation in Belarus since May 2020 and makes recommendations to relevant stakeholders. The report includes updated information on developments and incidents about which OHCHR has collected, consolidated, preserved and analysed information and evidence, with a view to contributing to accountability for perpetrators and justice for victims. He concludes that there are sufficient grounds to believe that systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations have been and are being committed in Belarus.

Issued By:

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Delivered To:

Human Rights Council, Fifty-second session