News for 7 Apr 2023
07.04.2023 Extreme forms of protest used by political prisoners in Belarus
Severe pressure, torture, and unbearable living and working conditions increasingly force political prisoners to express their protest using harsh methods.
07.04.2023 Human rights defender Viktar Sazonau arrested in Hrodna
Sazonau was previously detained as a suspect in the Viasna case.
07.04.2023 Minsk court jails ex-presidential candidate Dzmitryeu for protest role
Andrey Dzmitryeu was sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment for “actively participating in actions that violate public order”.