Application within early warning and urgent action procedure of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Mass arbitrary detention of Roma in Belarus in May 2019

On May 16, 2019, over 100 Roma people, including women, elderly people, and children, were subjected to illegal detention and inhuman etreatment by police officers in Mogilev Oblast, Belarus. At the time of writing the present report in July 2019, these human rights violations had not yet been investigated and the perpetrators had not been prosecuted.