You truly embed the meaning of “Right Livelihood”

17.09.2021 You truly embed the meaning of “Right Livelihood”

Right Livelihood Laureates speak in support of imprisoned Viasna members

Critical vlogger given 4 years in prison over ‘slandering’ and ‘insulting’ Lukashenka and top officials

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.

Belarus: International human rights groups demand release of Viasna members on first anniversary of crackdown

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.

Lukashenka pardons 10 political prisoners

16.09.2021 Lukashenka pardons 10 political prisoners

Thirteen people, including at least ten political prisoners, were pardoned by Aliaksandr Lukashenka, Volha Chuprys, deputy chairperson of Lukashenka's office, said in an interview aired last night on the Belarus 1 TV channel.

4 protesters convicted in Minsk, 2 political prisoners released in courtroom

16.09.2021 4 protesters convicted in Minsk, 2 political prisoners released in courtroom

The Frunzienski District Court of Minsk has convicted four people, including two political prisoners, of “organizing actions that grossly violate public order” (Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code) over their involvement in the post-election protests of August 2020.

7 more peaceful protesters listed as political prisoners

16.09.2021 7 more peaceful protesters listed as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

MPs from Finland, Ireland and Germany adopt political prisoners Yuliya Kashaverava, Pavel Mazko and Maryna Zolatava

15.09.2021 MPs from Finland, Ireland and Germany adopt political prisoners Yuliya Kashaverava, Pavel Mazko and Maryna Zolatava

As part of Libereco’s #WeStandBYyou solidarity campaign, Saara Hyrkkö (Parliament of Finland, Green League), Catherine Ardagh (Seanad Éireann, Fianna Fáil) and Alois Rainer (German Bundestag, CSU) are taking over godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.

Human rights groups insist on retrials and release of four political prisoners

14.09.2021 Human rights groups insist on retrials and release of four political prisoners

Joint statement of the Belarusian human rights community

Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections urge Georgian electoral authorities to reconsider decision to invite members of Belarusian CEC to observe local elections

14.09.2021 Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections urge Georgian electoral authorities to reconsider decision to invite members of Belarusian CEC to observe local elections

Inviting representatives of Belarusian CEC to observe local elections in Georgia is unacceptable.

Join #FreeViasna campaign and support imprisoned human rights defenders!

13.09.2021 Join #FreeViasna campaign and support imprisoned human rights defenders!

#FreeViasna, the international campaign of solidarity in support of imprisoned human rights defenders of Viasna, will be launched on September 17.

6 new names on list of political prisoners

10.09.2021 6 new names on list of political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak laureates Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2021

10.09.2021 Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak laureates Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2021

Belarusian lawyers Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak will receive the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2021. The Award will be presented at a ceremony co-hosted by Lawyers for Lawyers and the Amsterdam Bar Association in the Rode Hoed in Amsterdam on 18 November 2021.

#WeStandBYyou: 'Godparents' for Uladzimir Labkovich, Ales Bialiatski and Valiantsin Stefanovich

10.09.2021 #WeStandBYyou: 'Godparents' for Uladzimir Labkovich, Ales Bialiatski and Valiantsin Stefanovich

As part of Libereco’s #WeStandBYyou solidarity campaign, Stefan Gelbhaar (German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens), Nicola Beer (European Parliament, FDP) and Anton Hofreiter (German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens) are taking over godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.

Human rights defenders call to review sentences in politically motivated trials

09.09.2021 Human rights defenders call to review sentences in politically motivated trials

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

Observatory deplores closure of Viasna trial in Homieĺ

09.09.2021 Observatory deplores closure of Viasna trial in Homieĺ

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), deplores the decision of the court to hold the trial of Viasna activists Leanid Sudalenka, Tatsiana Lasitsa and Maria Tarasenka in a closed session as this modality does not ensure that their right to a fair trial will be respected throughout all the proceedings.

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