News for 11 Mar 2017
11.03.2017 Protesters sentenced to jail terms in Maladziečna
The Maladziečna District Court has ordered jail terms ranging between 7 and 15 days against a dozen persons detained following yesterday’s protest, including several opposition leaders, Anatol Liabedzka and Vital Rymasheuski, in particular.
11.03.2017 Activists detained ahead of protest in Babrujsk
Four opposition activists were detained last night in Babrujsk.
11.03.2017 Stop persecution of citizens for exercising their right to peaceful protest and expression
The Human Rights Center "Viasna" notes the deterioration of the overall human rights situation in the country.
11.03.2017 Opposition leaders detained after protest in Maladziečna
Several opposition figures, including United Civil Party leader Anatol Liabedzka, Yuras Hubarevich, leader of the For Freedom movement, and Belarusian Christian Democracy co-chair Vital Rymasheuski, were detained yesterday evening after a protest staged in the city of Maladziečna.
11.03.2017 Opposition activist Zmitser Dashkevich sentenced to three days in jail
The Saviecki District Court of Minsk sentenced yesterday Zmitser Dashkevich, leader of the Young Front opposition group, to three days in jail.