News for 9 Apr 2021
09.04.2021 11 new names on list of political prisoners
Joint statement by the human rights organizations of Belarus
09.04.2021 Ales Bialiatski questioned in Viasna case
Ales Bialiatski, chairman of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”, has been questioned as a witness in what is known as the “Viasna case”, a criminal investigation into the organization’s alleged involvement in the financing of the 2020 post-election protests.
09.04.2021 Political prisoner Vital Shcherbich sentenced to four years in prison
Judge Anzhela Kastsiukevich of the Zavodski District Court of Minsk sentenced today political prisoner Vital Shcherbich to four years in a medium-security penal colony, finding him guilty of preparing for mass riots (Part 1 of Art. 13 and Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code).