Сёння 19 April

Belarusian Republican Human Rights LGBT organization was refused with regard to state registration

Belarusian Republican Human Rights LGBT organization was refused with regard to state registration

On New Year's Eve the founders of the Belarusian youth human rights organization of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders have been received the letter of the state registration refusal from the Ministry of Justice of Republic of Belarus.

There is a notice of incorrect birth day and name writing of two of the 61 organization founders within the letter signed by Kirychenka Alena, headwomen of the bureau for issues relating to the Non-commercial organization. The government officials consider that the submitted evidences to the Ministry of Justice is unfaithful in follows that these evidences fall short of the Belarusian Act of the Non-Governmental Organisations.

Siarhei Androsenka, the chairman of the Human Rights project «GayBelarus» and chairman of oganizing committee of the Minsk Gay Pride, says: «It is obvious that the cause denote by the Ministry of Justice is absolutely formal. The experts are considering it is expedient to appeal against the state registration refusal in the Supreme Court. In the beginning of 2012 human rights project «GayBelarus» will conduct one another meeting of the founders in order to accept corrected evidences and submit them for consideration of the Ministry of Justice over again».

Looking back, 15th of October the members of the Human Rights project «GayBelarus» from the whole country had participated within the founders' meeting that have taken place in Minsk. There were the statute of the Hunam Rights organisation accepted and elections of the Chairmen, Board members, controlling review committee and also presentation of the key activity directions, strategy of the development of the belarusian youth human rights LGBT organisation «Human rights center «Alternative Plus»» for the new years.

As it follows from, «Human rights center «Alternative Plus»» have to deal with human rights, information, social work, contribute to build up «safe and comfortable environment of living of LGBT people and their close relatives», decreasing of homophobia level and transphobia, popularisation of tolerance towards LGBT people within society. The organisation is going to give social and psychological support to LGBT activists and members of their families.

Further it is reported of the facts of the pressure toward the founders of the GayBelarus, by this means 18 – years activist of GayBelarus from Grodno was being suggested to cooperate with special service, 22 – years LGBT activist from Vitebsk was being interested whether he plans to conduct a Gay Pride in Vitebsk. One of the «GayBelarus» founders was being called by the depute dean of the university where this girl studies, and accused of undermining of state morality and dealing with propaganda of unhealthy life-style. The depute gave notice to the LGBT activists from Vitebsk of the liability for the organisation of some public actions and about the possibility to have an conversation with special service.

Author: GayBelarus

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