News for 31 Aug 2020

Chief of Belarusian Catholic church barred from entering country

31.08.2020 Chief of Belarusian Catholic church barred from entering country

Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Minsk and Mahilioŭ, has not been allowed to enter the country today despite holding a Belarus citizenship, catholic.by said.

Amnesty International: Police must be held accountable for violence

31.08.2020 Amnesty International: Police must be held accountable for violence

Amnesty International calls on the Belarusian authorities to immediately end police violence and to investigate the gross human rights violations committed during the last three weeks, as peaceful protests against police brutality and the rule of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka grow.

Financial police arrest another member of opposition coordination council

31.08.2020 Financial police arrest another member of opposition coordination council

Liliya Ulasava, a famous mediator and a member of the presidium of the Coordination Council, has been arrested by officers of the Department for Financial Investigations, according to a Council member Maksim Znak.

“So you are for Tsikhanouskaya?” Survivor stories

31.08.2020 “So you are for Tsikhanouskaya?” Survivor stories

The Human Rights Center “Viasna” and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) launched a campaign to document cases of torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of protesters on August 9-13. Some testimonies of people who survived torture and violence will be published on our website as evidence of crimes committed by security forces.

150 detained in weekend protests

31.08.2020 150 detained in weekend protests

125 people were detained during yesterday’s protest as tens of thousands continued to stage daily demonstrations in various cities of Belarus, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Twenty-nine were detained the day before yesterday, during a women’s protest in Minsk.

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