News on the topic: arrest

Barysaŭ: football fans get sentenced to fines

13.10.2015 Barysaŭ: football fans get sentenced to fines

At 4 p.m., the administrative cases against the football fans Zmitser Khvedaruk, Vital Budzko and Yury (surname unknown) were considered at the Barysaŭ District Court by Judge A. Bolatau.

13.10.2015 Half-day detention for "Long Live Belarus!"

Two young city dwellers spent almost twelve hours at a police station in Žlobin. Last night they painted “Long live Belarus!" on the asphalt in Paliavaja Street.

Fans get detained at Belarus-Macedonia Match for Scarves with "Pahonia" emblem

13.10.2015 Fans get detained at Belarus-Macedonia Match for Scarves with "Pahonia" emblem

The detainees are to stand trial.

Detained anarchists get released this morning

12.10.2015 Detained anarchists get released this morning

As learned by the HRC "Viasna", the five activists of the anarchist movement who were detained during the spontaneous protest event in central Minsk yesterday's evening, spent the night at the detention center in Akrestsin Street in Minsk.

03.10.2015 Slonim “Young Front” activist Zmitser Yushkevich arrested for 30 days

The police came to the activist's home, told that he was arrested for 30 days and took him to the police station.

Aliaksei Mikhalevich detained on Belarusian border and released under “non-leave recognizance” (updated)

08.09.2015 Aliaksei Mikhalevich detained on Belarusian border and released under “non-leave recognizance” (updated)

As learned by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, this morning a former presidential candidate in 2010, Aliaksei Mikhalevich, has been detained while crossing the border by train Vilnius-Minsk.

Tajik opposition activist Shabnam Khudoydodova, detained in Brest, is still in jail

08.09.2015 Tajik opposition activist Shabnam Khudoydodova, detained in Brest, is still in jail

This was reported by human rights activist Raman Kisliak, who reminded that the citizen of Tajikistan had been detained at the central railway station of Brest during the border control, while going to Poland.

Accused in "graffiti case": During the arrest we were threatened that we would never get out of jail

04.09.2015 Accused in "graffiti case": During the arrest we were threatened that we would never get out of jail

Maksim Piakarski, a defendant in the "case of graffiti artists" told the Human Rights Center "Viasna" how the detention was held.

Leanid Kulakou complains about the conditions of detention in the detention center of Minsk district

04.08.2015 Leanid Kulakou complains about the conditions of detention in the detention center of Minsk district

Activist of "European Belarus" Leanid Kulakou is serving 7 days of administrative arrest for solidarity with political prisoner Yury Rubtsou.

Leanid Kulakou detained and released again

02.07.2015 Leanid Kulakou detained and released again

As learned by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, an activist of “European Belarus” Leanid Kulakou has been detained again today.

Leanid Kulakou sentenced to seven days of arrest

11.05.2015 Leanid Kulakou sentenced to seven days of arrest

Today, an activist of the “European Belarus” Leanid Kulakou was judged at the Smaliavičy District Court. Judge Lina Barodzich sentenced him to seven days of arrest.

Viciebsk resident Piatro Berlin lodged a complaint with the UN Human Rights Committee

04.05.2015 Viciebsk resident Piatro Berlin lodged a complaint with the UN Human Rights Committee

Mr. Berlin was charged with participating in an unsanctioned picketing, whereas in fact he had just taken part in a photo session against the background of a graffiti with birds and cells. Moreover, he was the only one to be sentenced to arrest rather than a fine.

Ecological activist Stanislau Ramanovich arrested for 15 days

06.04.2015 Ecological activist Stanislau Ramanovich arrested for 15 days

April 6, ecological activist, detained Stanislau Ramanovich, detained on April 5 in Minsk, was tried at the Tsentralny District Court of Minsk.

Investigative Committee finds no corruption in actions of Niasvizh police

05.03.2015 Investigative Committee finds no corruption in actions of Niasvizh police

Aliaksandr Vaitseshyk, the legal inspector of the Trade Union of Radio Electronic Industry from Baranavichy, has received an answer from the Niasvizh District Department of the Investigative Committee, signed by Senior Lieutenant of Justice Aleh Huryn.

Entrepreneur arrested for 15 days after going to Council of Ministers for negotiations

03.02.2015 Entrepreneur arrested for 15 days after going to Council of Ministers for negotiations

February 3, in an interview with charter97.org director of international freight Siarhei Shoda, sentenced to a fine of 80,000 Euros for alleged violations of the rules of cargo transportation within the BelToll system of paid roads in Belarus, stated his plans to meet with the representative of the Government, Deputy Prime Minister Vasil Matsiusheuski in order to settle the situation.

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