News on the topic: Mikhail Zhamchuzhny
19.02.2021 Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny walks free after 6 ½ years in prison
Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, a 65-year-old political prisoner and human rights activist, was released this morning from penal colony No. 9 in the city of Horki, Mahilioŭ region, RFE/RL’s Belarus service said.
13.09.2019 Picks of the week
Interior Ministry will not appeal ruling in police brutality case; political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny scores 500 days of prison penalties; Viasna puts online a video about house arrest conditions of union leader Henadz Fiadynich
09.08.2019 Picks of the week
Observers welcome minor improvements ahead of parliamentary elections; political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny reports fragile health in prison; death row prisoner Viktar Paulau sees family for first time since trial
07.06.2019 Picks of the week
New fines for Brest environmental activists; Mikhail Zhamchuzhny's petitions are not considered; Performance against dominance of Russian language results in arrest; Minsk hosts an international conference on combating extremism; LGBTQ initiative faces charges for illegal use of the homophobic newspaper logo
05.06.2019 Human rights situation in Belarus. May 2019
The latest overview of the situation with human rights in Belarus.
01.03.2019 Picks of the week
Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava; Picket for political prisoners results in detentions; Belarus' delegation visited the World Congress against Death Penalty; Mikhail Zhamchuzhny placed in security housing unit for three months
27.01.2019 Picks of the week
Another cycle of segregation for political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny; Brest initiative group for holding referendum on car battery factory construction ban refused registration; Pressure on independent journalists; Arrests for graffiti against police violence
11.01.2019 Picks of the week
Civil Society Champions Award 2018 won by human rights coalition; The first death sentence this year in Belarus; Mahilioŭ human rights activist threatened with expulsion from public monitoring commission; UNHRC considered complaints of 39 Belarusians in 2018; Preliminary dates of elections in Belarus announced
16.11.2018 Picks of the week
Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny spends 270 days in lockup; police officers make human chain handcuffing arrested people to one another; UCP press-secretary faces deportation
31.08.2018 Picks of the week
Courts convict activists over support for REP leaders; new suspect named in BelTA case; blogger in Brest live streams own arrest; political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny faces new penalties in prison
17.07.2018 Human rights activists urge President to pardon political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny
A number of Belarusian human rights organizations have signed a petition to President Lukashenka, asking him to pardon political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny and release him from prison.
13.07.2018 Picks of the week
Prison authorities still block mail from political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny; Russian police arrest Belarusian anarchist on dubious grounds; 181 professions are banned for women in Belarus
17.05.2018 Complete isolation: Mikhail Zhamchuzhny under unprecedented mail restrictions
For over a month, political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny has been unable to receive or send letters, according to a reliable source.
14.03.2018 Authorities block access to political prisoners
The administration of penal colony No. 9 in Horki, Mahilioŭ region, has not allowed representatives of the regional Public Monitoring Commission to meet with political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, who is currently held in the facility, mspring.online said.
07.02.2018 Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny beaten in prison, his life still at risk
Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, currently held in penal colony No. 9 in Horki, has been reportedly beaten by his cellmate. This news raises serious concerns and fears for the prisoner’s life.