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Uladzimir Vialichkin

HRD, Member
Human Rights Centre Viasna

Uladzimir Vialichkin is a human rights defender and member of the human rights organisation Human Rights Centre Viasna, the leading non-governmental organisation working to promote human rights in Belarus. HRC Viasna works to provide practical assistance to civic initiatives for the legal defense of citizens. It also conducts research into the state of civil society and legal defense in Belarus.

HRDs are systematically subjected to intimidation and harassment, including judicial harassment, restrictions on freedom of expression, association and assembly, and movement, as well as arbitrary detention and conviction, ill-treatment and defamation, searches of offices and personal belongings, and confiscations of equipment