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358 female sex workers detained during World Ice Hockey Championship 2014

04.06.2014 358 female sex workers detained during World Ice Hockey Championship 2014

358 female sex workers detained during World Ice Hockey Championship 2014

29.05.2014 Over 300 oppositionists got arrested during IIHF World Championship in Minsk

Human rights activists did not know of the most political prisoners. Andrej Tkachou, a 28-year old fitness instructor and event-manager, tells in his blog how spent 15 day in the jail in Akrescina Street in Minsk.

National Bolshevik activist Aliaksandr Paliakou fined

26.05.2014 National Bolshevik activist Aliaksandr Paliakou fined

On May 26, an administrative case of Aliaksandr Paliakou, an activist of the National Bolshevik movement, was considered in Minsk Tsentralny District Court.

Human rights results of Ice Hockey Championship: Repressive machine shows its power in action

26.05.2014 Human rights results of Ice Hockey Championship: Repressive machine shows its power in action

Valiantsin Stefanovich, Deputy Chairman of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, in his interview for spring96.org, tells about the human rights results of the Ice Hockey World Championship, which was held in Minsk from 9 to 25 May.

While the World Ice Hockey Championship takes place, violations continue… Video n°3

22.05.2014 While the World Ice Hockey Championship takes place, violations continue… Video n°3

Belarus is hosting the World Ice Hockey Championship, which started last Friday and will end on 25 May. FIDH has made 3 short animated films to denounce the human rights violations taking place in Belarus. These abuses cannot be camouflaged by the Championship.

Another detention in Minsk

21.05.2014 Another detention in Minsk

Football fan Yauhen Manko, 20, was detained on May 8. The Savetski District Court of Minsk sentenced him to 20 days of administrative arrest. The young man is now serving the sentence in the detention center in Akrestsin Street.

Civil Rights Defenders leader detained at Čyžouka Arena

20.05.2014 Civil Rights Defenders leader detained at Čyžouka Arena

Robert Hårdh, Executive Director of Sweden’s Civil Rights Defenders human rights group, arrived yesterday in Minsk to meet with the head of the Swedish Hockey Federation Christer Englund at Čyžouka Arena, where Sweden played Italy as part of the World Championship.

While the World Ice Hockey Championship takes place, violations continue… Video n°2

19.05.2014 While the World Ice Hockey Championship takes place, violations continue… Video n°2

Belarus is hosting the World Ice Hockey Championship, which started last Friday and will end on 25 May. FIDH has made 3 short animated films to denounce the human rights violations taking place in Belarus. These abuses cannot be camouflaged by the Championship.

Civil Rights Defenders on their way to Minsk in support of Ales Bialiatski

19.05.2014 Civil Rights Defenders on their way to Minsk in support of Ales Bialiatski

Almost four years has elapsed since Robert Hårdh, Executive Director of Civil Rights Defenders was last in Belarus. In 2010 to monitor the Belarusian election together with Ales Bialiatski – 2014 to highlight the fact that Ales has been behind bars since 4 August 2011 on trumped up charges.

Dzianis Karnou: There are opposition activists, tramps and prostitutes in Akrestsin Street detention center

19.05.2014 Dzianis Karnou: There are opposition activists, tramps and prostitutes in Akrestsin Street detention center

In the evening of May 16, Dzianis Karnou, an activist of the Young Front’s Salihorsk branch, was released from the Center of Isolation of Offenders located in Akrestsin Street in Minsk, after serving 20 days of arrest. After his release, he described the circumstances of his detention, the trial and conditions in prison.

Journalists of a number of media not accredited to the Ice Hockey World Championship

15.05.2014 Journalists of a number of media not accredited to the Ice Hockey World Championship

Journalists of a number of media have not been accredited to the Ice Hockey World Championship which takes place in Minsk.

Aleh Kerul sentenced to 25 days of arrest

15.05.2014 Aleh Kerul sentenced to 25 days of arrest

Consideration of the administrative case of activist Aleh Kerul continued in Pershamaiski district court of Minsk. The sentence is 25 days of arrest.

FIDH: While Belarus hosts Ice Hockey World Championship human rights violations continue (video)

14.05.2014 FIDH: While Belarus hosts Ice Hockey World Championship human rights violations continue (video)

At the time of Ice Hockey World Championship – 2014 that will last in Belarus until 25 May, the International Federation for Human Rights is calling for more active dissemination of information about the situation with human rights in the country. "Share this video. Don’t keep silent!” – human rights defenders call.

Aleh Kirol detained in Minsk, trial pending

14.05.2014 Aleh Kirol detained in Minsk, trial pending

Aleh Kirol detained in Minsk, trial pending

Swiss human rights defenders support civil society of Belarus

13.05.2014 Swiss human rights defenders support civil society of Belarus

Amnesty International’s Swiss branch calls Belarusian authorities for “fair play in the field of human rights” within an advocacy campaign coinciding with the World Ice Hockey Championship in Minsk

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