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Participation in High-level Side Event to the 28th OSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm, 2 December 2021

On 2 December 2021, the IAPB’s Senior Prosecutor, Kate Vigneswaran, and IAPB representative Victoria Fedorova, Co-founder of the International Committee for the Investigation of Torture in Belarus, participated in an high-level side event “The OSCE Moscow Mechanism Report of Belarus: Accountability of perpetrators and justice for victims” that was held alongside the 28thOSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm.

The high-level side event aimed to highlight the deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus and foster a discussion between OSCE participating States and representatives from civil society on the possible next steps to follow up on the recommendations in the OSCE Moscow Mechanism report, in order to help ensure accountability of perpetrators and justice for the victims of human rights violations in Belarus.