15.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 4
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor accused of omission of an executive.
15.02.2019 Picks of the Week
One Billion Rising flashmob prohibited in Minsk; Activist's complaint about police misconduct entered into her case file; Actress beaten by riot police hopes for investigation of incident; TUT.BY chief editor stands trial
14.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 3
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, who is accused of omission of an executive.
13.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 2
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk proceeds the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, accused of omission of an executive.
12.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 1
A short account of the first court session of TUT.by chief editor Maryna Zolatava.
08.02.2019 Picks of the Week
Blogger Siarhej Piatrukhin criminally charged for insult of policemen; Exonerated journalists ordered to give fingerprints; Degrading treatment of Anastasija Huseva reported to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
08.02.2019 Degrading treatment of Anastasija Huseva reported to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
The Human Rights Center Viasna addressed the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture with a request to investigate the acts of degrading treatment in a recent notorious case of anti-police graffiti.
06.02.2019 Oyub Titiev: How absurd a trial could get!
FIDH: Why the charges of drug possession against Chechen human rights defender Oyub Titiev are trumped up.
02.02.2019 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: January 2019
On January 9, the Mahilioŭ Regional Court sentenced Aliaksandr Asipovich of Babrujsk to capital punishment. This is the first death sentence handed down in Belarus in 2019.
01.02.2019 Picks of the Week
Anarchists fined for extremism in social networks; TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon; What's wrong with changes to the legislation on mass gatherings?; Access to trial of former police officers restricted for human rights defenders and journalists
31.01.2019 TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon
The trial of Maryna Zolatava, editor-in-chief of the popular news portal TUT.BY, will start on February, 12 in Minsk.
28.01.2019 FOJO representative banned from Belarus due to Russian "black list"
Olga Vallee, FOJO Media Institute program coordinator, arrived in Minsk at the invitation of the Belarusian Association of Journalists but was refused entrance to the country on grounds that she is on the list of personas non grata in the Russian Federation.
27.01.2019 Picks of the Week
Another cycle of segregation for political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny; Brest initiative group for holding referendum on car battery factory construction ban refused registration; Pressure on independent journalists; Arrests for graffiti against police violence
25.01.2019 Death penalty: human rights defenders' retrospective and aspirations
At the end of January, the campaign "Human rights defenders against the death penalty" marks its 10th anniversary. Viasna asked the campaign activists about how one of the most notorious human rights campaigns in Belarus has been established, what difficulties it encountered and how such activity is perceived in society.
25.01.2019 Viasna condemns violations of Jehovah’s Witnesses' rights in Russia
In a joint statement with 36 other human rights organizations, Viasna expresses concern for the deprivation of the right to freedom of religion or belief towards Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia and the persecution of the Community members.
2019: February January