News for 7 Feb 2020
07.02.2020 Picks of the week
Convicted trade union activist counts on early release; authorities re-open investigation into prisoner's death; Bialiatski calls to re-investigate police raid on Roma houses
07.02.2020 Amnesty International urges Belarus to end repression against peaceful protestors
Amnesty International strongly condemns the current clampdown on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Belarus. The statement comes in response to reports from local human rights defenders claiming that over 150 people have been prosecuted and fined on “illegal protesting” charges, following their peaceful participation in protests in November and December 2019.