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Capital: Minsk
Belarus Democracy Act
Unanimously Passes U.S. House
(October 5, 2004)
Helsinki Commission Chairman Delivers
Remarks on Belarus, Ukraine Elections
(September 29, 2004)
Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE (February 19, 2004)
Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (February 10, 2004)
Commission Members Address OSCE Meeting (October 16, 2003)
U.S. Policy Under Review
by Helsinki Commission
(September 4, 2003)
Arming Rogue Regimes & Terrorists
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(May 30, 2003)
Full Text of Helsinki Commission
Letter to President Bush
(May 23, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Members
Seek Broad Human Rights Dialogue
for Bush Meetings with European Leaders
(May 23, 2003)
Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of
Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act
into Foreign Relations Act
(May 8, 2003)
Murdered and Imprisoned Journalists
Remembered on World Press Freedom Day
(April 30, 2003)
Belarus Democracy Act of 2003
Moves Closer to Passage
(April 3, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce
“Belarus Democracy Act of 2003”
(March 27, 2003)
Co-Chairman Smith's Submitted Statement
to New Atlantic Initiative Conference on Belarus
(November 14, 2002)
Belarus Religion Law
Prompts Reaction from
Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman
(October 7, 2002)
“Shock”in United States Congress as
Belarus Authorities Bulldoze New Church
(August 5, 2002)
Prospects Fade for Free and Fair Belarus Elections (August 9, 2001)
Co-Chairman Smith Urges President to Raise
Belarus Human Rights Concerns at G-8 Summit
(July 20, 2001)
Statement by Co-Chairman
Rep. Christopher H. Smith
(July 20, 2001)
Helsinki Commissioners Praise
First Annual Report on Trafficking in Persons
(July 13, 2001)
Senators Urge Albright Meeting with
Belarus Opposition Party Leaders
(June 20, 2000)
Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety
of Belarus Opposition Leaders
(June 19, 2000)
Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety
of Belarus Opposition Leaders
(June 8, 2000)
Commissioners Outraged Over Lukashenka
Threats Against Belarusian Opposition Leaders
(May 31, 2000)
Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced:
Belarus: Stalled at a Crossroads
(March 1, 2000)
Belarus' President Lukashenka Called on the Carpet by
Helsinki Commission for Human Rights Violations
(October 20, 1999)
Belarus Human Rights Record, OSCE’s Advisory and Monitoring Group Under Fire at Commission Hearing (April 27, 1999)
Hearing Announced:
“Belarus—Back in the USSR?”
(April 19, 1999)
Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE (February 26, 2004)
Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE (September 9, 2003)
Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE (September 3, 2003)
Hearing: Arming Rogue Regimes: The Role of OSCE Participating States (June 5, 2003)
Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE (October 10, 2002)
Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism (May 8, 2002)
Hearing: Belarus at the Crossroads (March 9, 2000)
Hearing: Belarus--Back in the USSR? (April 27, 1999)
Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies (February 18, 1999)
Briefing: Belarus Opposition Leaders (June 19, 1998)
Briefing: The Current Situation in Belarus (October 30, 1996)
Hearing: The Legacy of Chernobyl (April 23, 1996)
Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States (March 15, 1995)
Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS (February 17, 1995)
Briefing: Democratization, Political and Economic Reform in East Central Europe (N/A) (October 12, 1994)
Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) (May 3, 1994)
Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States:
Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications
(January 9, 1992)
Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union (February 6, 1991)
CIS Response Letter to Mr. Lukashenka (Belarus) (July 2004)
Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) (February 2003)
Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) (December 2002)
Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference (September 2000)
Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions (December 1997)
Report: The Belarusian Presidential Election (June 1994)
Supporting Democracy in Belarus (October 7, 2004)
Belarus Democracy Act of 2004 (October 4, 2004)
Urging the Government of Belarus to Ensure Democratic, Transparent, and Fair Election Process (July 22, 2004)
Opposition Under Attack in Belarus (March 25, 2004)
Belarusian Authorities Continue to Stifle Democracy (February 11, 2004)
Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 - Rep. Smith (July 15, 2003)
Repression Spreading in Belarus (June 24, 2003)
Human Rights in Belarus and Russia (May 9, 2003)
Regime Targets Independent Media in Belarus (April 11, 2003)
Belarus Democracy Act 2003 (March 25, 2003)
Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 (February 13, 2003)
Situation in Belarus Continues to Deteriorate (November 13, 2002)
Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act (June 27, 2002)
Belarus - Opportunities Squandered (January 24, 2002)
"Disappeared" Belarusian Opposition Leaders (July 18, 2001)
Democracy Under Siege in Belarus (May 10, 2001)
Atmosphere of Trust Missing in Belarus (April 5, 2001)
H.Con.Res. 433 Regarding Belarus (October 26, 2000)
Democracy Denied in Belarus (October 19, 2000)
Senate Concurrent Resolution 153 (October 19, 2000)
Flawed Elections in Belarus (October 13, 2000)
Continuing Climate of Fear in Belarus (September 29, 2000)
Expressing Condemnation of Continuing Human Rights Violation of Belarus (May 3, 2000)
Suppression of Peaceful Demonstrations in Belarus (March 30, 2000)
Anti-Democratic Actions in Belarus (March 30, 2000)
Crackdown in Belarus (October 22, 1999)
Developments in Belarus (July 20, 1999)
OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report (July 15, 1999)
Constitutional Impasse Continues in Belarus (May 2, 1999)
Politically Motivated Arrests in Belarus (March 9, 1999)
1999-A Critical Year for Belarus (February 9, 1999)
Missed Opportunity in Belarus (September 14, 2001)
Helsinki Commission Reviews
OSCE Dutch Leadership
(November 26, 2003)
Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus (November 25, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Leadership
Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries
(July 28, 2004)
Strong Substance, Potent Politics Mark
Historic Maastricht OSCE Ministerial Council
(January 16, 2004)
Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders
at Annual Human Rights Review
(December 10, 2003)
Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States
Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
(August 24, 2001)
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