News for 3 Dec 2021
03.12.2021 Political persecution in Belarus on December, 2-3
With the referendum coming up, repressions against Belarusians are strengthening: people are being detained, searched and intimidated in other ways.
03.12.2021 8 names added to the list of political prisoners
Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
03.12.2021 German and Swiss MPs adopt political prisoners Hanna Ilyina, Katsiaryna Tkachenka and Siarhei Shelest
As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Ricarda Lang, François Pointet and Jan-Niclas Gesenhues took on a godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.
03.12.2021 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: November 2021
Viasna member and head of the Center for Strategic Litigation Leanid Sudalenka and Viasna volunteer Tatsiana Lasitsa were sentenced to three years and two years and six months in prison, respectively.
03.12.2021 The political prisoner Volha Zalatar sentenced to 4 years in prison
On December 3, the verdict against the political prisoner and mother of five children Volha Zalatar was announced in the Minsk City Court.
03.12.2021 A disabled man from Hrodna sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for honking
A man from Hrodna sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for honking to greet the protesters.