News for 17 Sep 2021
17.09.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 9 more persons prosecuted on defamation charges
Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
17.09.2021 You truly embed the meaning of “Right Livelihood”
Right Livelihood Laureates speak in support of imprisoned Viasna members
17.09.2021 Critical vlogger given 4 years in prison over ‘slandering’ and ‘insulting’ Lukashenka and top officials
In court, Ruslan Linnik pleaded not guilty, refused to testify, and in his last statement told about the psychological and physical pressure he suffered at the hands of the security forces.
17.09.2021 Belarus: International human rights groups demand release of Viasna members on first anniversary of crackdown
23 international and Belarusian human rights organizations are launching a campaign to demand the release of seven detained Viasna members.