News for 25 Sep 2011
25.09.2011 Statement of the FIDH President, Souhayr Belhassen, on the occasion of Ales Bialiatski birthday
September 25 – the birthday of Ales Bialiatski, the Vice President of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the head of the Human Rights center Viasna, a member organization of FIDH in Belarus, who has been held in detention in Minsk since August 4, 2011.
25.09.2011 Human rights defender Uladzimir Labkovich detained
Human rights defender Uladzimir Labkovich has been detained this afternoon, following a picket in support of imprisoned Viasna leader Ales Bialiatski. Uladzimir Labkovich was released three hours later.