News on the topic: criminal persecution
15.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 4
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor accused of omission of an executive.
14.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 3
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, who is accused of omission of an executive.
13.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 2
In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk proceeds the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, accused of omission of an executive.
12.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 1
A short account of the first court session of TUT.by chief editor Maryna Zolatava.
08.02.2019 Degrading treatment of Anastasija Huseva reported to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
The Human Rights Center Viasna addressed the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture with a request to investigate the acts of degrading treatment in a recent notorious case of anti-police graffiti.
31.01.2019 TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon
The trial of Maryna Zolatava, editor-in-chief of the popular news portal TUT.BY, will start on February, 12 in Minsk.
27.11.2018 Investigators drop charges against more journalists in “BelTA case”
On November 26, the Investigative Committee stopped criminal proceedings against tut.by editor Uliyana Babayed and BelaPAN political analyst Tatsiana Karaviankova, after they covered financial losses to the government-owned BelTA news agency.
23.11.2018 BelTA case: two journalists discharged, tut.by chief editor faces graver charges
Pauliuk Bykouski, Deutsche Welle reporter in Belarus, has been exempted from criminal charges of illegal access to the closed news feed of the government-owned BelTA agency, and will be tried on administrative charges, instead. Criminal charges have also been dropped against Uladzislau Kuletski, editor of the realt.by website.
13.11.2018 IndustriALL: Unjust verdict against union leaders in Belarus upheld
The city court of Minsk decided on 09 November to uphold the guilty verdict against two trade union leaders in Belarus, which has been widely condemned as unjust.
12.11.2018 Viasna protests harassment of its activist in Mahilioŭ
Statement by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”
09.11.2018 Minsk City Court confirms sentence in trade union case
The Minsk City Court has upheld today the sentence of 4 years of restricted freedom earlier handed down to Henadz Fiadynich and Ihar Komlik, leaders of the trade union REP, on charges of tax evasion.
08.11.2018 Journalists involved in BelTA case face formal charges
Eight journalists working with the tut.by and belapan.by news websites have been officially charged with “unauthorized accesses to computer information” in what is known as the “BelTA case”, Belarusian Association of Journalists said.
05.10.2018 Picks of the Week
Court sets date of appeal hearing in REP case; another prisoner reports torture and poor living conditions; Week against the Death Penalty opens in Belarus
28.09.2018 Picks of the Week
Investigators continue to interrogate journalists involved in BelTA case; government employees sent to harvest crops in state-owned farms; Georgian woman goes on hunger strike outside prison in Mahilioŭ to protest ban on seeing her husband.
07.09.2018 Picks of the Week
Statistics of administrative persecution in August; REP leaders appeal verdict; journalist in Braslaŭ convicted for eighth time since 2011