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Belarus: Bureau sets up ad hoc committee

Belarus: Bureau sets up Ad hoc Committee

The Standing Committee has just approved the setting up of an Ad hoc Committee of the Bureau on recent detentions, prosecutions and convictions of members of the opposition in Belarus, tasked with gathering and analysing all relevant information concerning the events of 19 December 2010 following the presidential election in Belarus and subsequent developments in respect of members of the opposition.

The Ad hoc Committee should present its proposals to the Bureau at the latest during the fourth part session of the Assembly in 2011.