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Belarus Opposition Leader To Address UN Rights Body

WorldNews Friday, 18 September 2020
Belarus Opposition Leader To Address UN Rights BodyBelarus opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya will address the UN Human Rights Council by video on September 18 during an urgent debate called by the European Union to discuss a crackdown on dissent following last month's disputed presidential election. The EU has called for UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet to closely monitor the situation in Belarus, where thousands of people have been detained, hundreds beaten by police, and there are reports of...
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