News for 20 Dec 2021

German MPs adopt political prisoners Andrei Voinich, Yauhen Afnahel and Iryna Kastsiuchenka

20.12.2021 German MPs adopt political prisoners Andrei Voinich, Yauhen Afnahel and Iryna Kastsiuchenka

As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Robin Mesarosch, Verena Hubertz and Deborah Düring took on godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.

Blogger Volha Takarchuk sentenced to 1.5 years in prison

20.12.2021 Blogger Volha Takarchuk sentenced to 1.5 years in prison

On December 20, Zavodski District Court of Minsk sentenced political prisoner and blogger Volha Takarchuk to 1.5 years in prison. She was charged under three articles of the Criminal Code.

Political prisoners Aliaksandr Bahdanau and Maksim Kruk sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

20.12.2021 Political prisoners Aliaksandr Bahdanau and Maksim Kruk sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom

On December 17, two political prisoners, Art manager and DJ Aliaksandr Bahdanau and set designer Maksim Kruk, were sentenced to 3 years of restricted freedom in an open penitentiary

12 more people sentenced in the Brest “dancing protest case”

20.12.2021 12 more people sentenced in the Brest “dancing protest case”

The Maskoŭski District Court of Brest has convicted the 11th group of defendants in the series of trials dubbed by journalists and human rights defenders as “dancing protest case”. The six people were found guilty under Part 1 of Art. 342 of the Criminal Code (participation in actions that grossly violate public order).

Blogger Eduard Palchys sentenced to 13 years in prison

20.12.2021 Blogger Eduard Palchys sentenced to 13 years in prison

On December 17, the Minsk city court passed a verdict on the case of the political prisoner Eduard Palchys. The blogger was charged under four articles of the Criminal Code.

German and Swiss MPs adopt political prisoners Ivan Patsiaichuk, Aliaksandr Vasilevich and Valiantsin Tseranevich

20.12.2021 German and Swiss MPs adopt political prisoners Ivan Patsiaichuk, Aliaksandr Vasilevich and Valiantsin Tseranevich

As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Nina Stahr, Oliver Kaczmarek and Laurence Fehlmann Rielle adopted 3 new political prisoners in Belarus.

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