News for 16 Sep 2021
16.09.2021 Lukashenka pardons 10 political prisoners
Thirteen people, including at least ten political prisoners, were pardoned by Aliaksandr Lukashenka, Volha Chuprys, deputy chairperson of Lukashenka's office, said in an interview aired last night on the Belarus 1 TV channel.
16.09.2021 4 protesters convicted in Minsk, 2 political prisoners released in courtroom
The Frunzienski District Court of Minsk has convicted four people, including two political prisoners, of “organizing actions that grossly violate public order” (Part 1 of Article 342 of the Criminal Code) over their involvement in the post-election protests of August 2020.
16.09.2021 7 more peaceful protesters listed as political prisoners
Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community