At least 86 citizens convicted on political grounds in criminal cases in June

At least 86 citizens convicted on political grounds in criminal cases in June

In June the Human Rights Center Viasna observed a continuing trend toward criminal prosecution of citizens for political reasons

The father of six children sentenced to jail

The father of six children sentenced to jail

Political prisoner Aliaksandr Zialiutkin was sentenced to 3.5 years in a medium-security penal colony

Solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou continues: Three European MPs ‘adopt’ political prisoners

Solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou continues: Three European MPs ‘adopt’ political prisoners

Members of Parliament from Slovakia and Germany adopt political prisoners Siarhei Sakavets, Yury Bialko und Yuliya Labunova

Viasna digest: 28 political prisoners released in June, half of them fully served their sentences

Viasna digest: 28 political prisoners released in June, half of them fully served their sentences

According to human rights defenders, at least 28 people were released in June. Viasna tells what happened to political prisoners in June.

Andrei Padniabenny sentenced to 15 years in jail under ‘terrorist’ article

Andrei Padniabenny sentenced to 15 years in jail under ‘terrorist’ article

On May 23, the KGB put Andrei Padniabenny on the list of terrorists

The trial over BelaPAN journalists suspended for two months

The trial over BelaPAN journalists suspended for two months

A regular closed-door court hearing resulted in an unexpected decision

List of political prisoners updated with 13 new names

List of political prisoners updated with 13 new names

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

“She doesn’t regret anything”: How is Marfa Rabkova doing in jail

“She doesn’t regret anything”: How is Marfa Rabkova doing in jail

Aksana Kolb, the editor-in-chief of Novy Čas newspaper, met Marfa in pre-trial detention center and spoke to Viasna about the human rights defender's condition

Interactive Dialog on Belarus held at 50th Session of the Human Rights Council

Interactive Dialog on Belarus held at 50th Session of the Human Rights Council

UN Special Rapporteur Anaïs Marin presented her report on the situation of human rights in Belarus that was by the Interactive Dialogue on the human rights situation in Belarus.

HRDs recognise 14 people as political prisoners

HRDs recognise 14 people as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

New sentences, increased custody level and long-awaited releases: What happened to political prisoners this week

New sentences, increased custody level and long-awaited releases: What happened to political prisoners this week (updated)

Viasna has collected all the news about political prisoners for this week

Belarusian human rights defender Anisiya Kazliuk detained in Kyiv

Belarusian human rights defender Anisiya Kazliuk detained in Kyiv

Police claim the activist's residence permit is not valid due to expiration despite the government stating that all documents are automatically renewed under martial law

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