News for August 2022

Not to be sheeple: latest Malanka.media release documents Viasna work in exile

31.08.2022 Not to be sheeple: latest Malanka.media release documents Viasna work in exile

The documentary is part of a joint effort between documentary filmmakers and Viasna Human Rights Center.

Three people recognized political prisoners

30.08.2022 Three people recognized political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Polish MPs adopt political prisoners Daniil Skipalski, Kiryl Palcheuski, and Ryhor Davydau

29.08.2022 Polish MPs adopt political prisoners Daniil Skipalski, Kiryl Palcheuski, and Ryhor Davydau

Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou continues.

What happened to political prisoners on August 22–28

29.08.2022 What happened to political prisoners on August 22–28

Political prisoners list updated with 15 names, at least 3 political prisoners convicted, and other news.

#FreeViasna: Weekly news digest on Viasna’s imprisoned human rights defenders

29.08.2022 #FreeViasna: Weekly news digest on Viasna’s imprisoned human rights defenders

Latest news about imprisoned Viasna members

Five more people recognized political prisoners

29.08.2022 Five more people recognized political prisoners

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus report: “Hostile environment is used as a powerful tool to compel people to leave”

26.08.2022 UN Special Rapporteur on Belarus report: “Hostile environment is used as a powerful tool to compel people to leave”

The UN website has published the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Anaïs Marin.

Ten people recognized as political prisoners

25.08.2022 Ten people recognized as political prisoners

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

TikTok-blogger sentenced to 24 months behind bars in a closed-door trial

23.08.2022 TikTok-blogger sentenced to 24 months behind bars in a closed-door trial

The political prisoner was convicted of ‘insulting the President’.

Student gets 3 years in jail for sending letters to election officials

23.08.2022 Student gets 3 years in jail for sending letters to election officials

The Maskoŭski District Court of Brest pronounced the verdict against 18-year-old political prisoner Raman Karpuk.

HRDs  condemn denunciation by Belarus of the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

22.08.2022 HRDs condemn denunciation by Belarus of the Optional Protocol to the ICCPR

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

What happened to political prisoners on August 15–21

22.08.2022 What happened to political prisoners on August 15–21

The count of political prisoners in Belarus hits 1,300 with 28 names added to the list last week

Political prisoner count hits 1,300

19.08.2022 Political prisoner count hits 1,300

Seven more people recognized as political prisoners by Belarusian human rights community

Fifteen people recognized political prisoners

17.08.2022 Fifteen people recognized political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

#WeStandBYyou: German and Swiss MPs become godparents of political prisoners in Belarus

17.08.2022 #WeStandBYyou: German and Swiss MPs become godparents of political prisoners in Belarus

Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou continues as Halina Mikhalchuk, Andrei Khrenkou, und Aliaksandr Bialou got their European patrons

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