24.06.2021 Statement on the release of four political prisoners
Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
24.06.2021 Three years of restricted freedom for messages in Telegram chats
On 24 June Minsk Centraĺny District Court sentenced Aliaksei Spiridonau to three years of restricted freedom in an open-type penitentiary.
24.06.2021 "Expressed hostility for law enforcement officers." Siarhei Treshchanka sentenced to 3 years in prison for commenting a video
On 24 June, Homieĺ Regional Court sentenced Siarhei Treshchanka to 3 years of imprisonment. He was accused of insiting social enmity or discord under part 1 of article 130 of the Criminal Code.
24.06.2021 Six political prisoners are on trial under "Tsikhanouski's case"
On 24 June, the trial of political prisoners Siarhei Tsikhanouski, Ihar Losik, Mikola Statkevich, Uladzimir Tsyhanovich, Artsiom Sakau and Dzmitry Papou started in Homieĺ.
24.06.2021 International NGOs: Nestlé must immediately stop funding state media in Belarus
Over 50 non-governmental organisations are therefore calling on the Swiss food company to immediately end its support for the Lukashenko regime’s TV propaganda.
23.06.2021 Human rights defenders demand the immediate release of political prisoner Andrei Levanyuk
Belarusian human rights organizations consider Andrei Levanyuk a political prisoner
23.06.2021 Political prisoner Ivan Bahdzevich sentenced to two years in prison
The Pieršamajski District Court of Minsk sentenced political prisoner Ivan Bahdzevich to two years of imprisonment in a penal colony.
23.06.2021 PACE: the situation in Belarus is a threat to whole of Europe
On June 23, at a morning sitting of PACE, members of working groups debated on the topic "The situation in Belarus: a threat to the whole of Europe".
23.06.2021 4 years in prison and 13 victims among antiterrorist police officers - new sentence for participation in protest
On 23 June the Frunzenski District Court of Minsk sentenced Mikalai Dzenisevich, 53, to 4 years of imprisonment over a march that happened on 18 October 2020 in Minsk.
23.06.2021 Details of the charges against Viasna's human right defender in Homieĺ: trial is likely to happen in July
The preliminary investigation of Leanid Sudalenka' case has been completed - he is getting acquainted with the 77-volume materials of the case.
22.06.2021 International human rights organizations urge HRC to support extension of mandate of Special Rapporteur on Belarus
The 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council will touch upon the Belarusian issue.
22.06.2021 1.5 years of liberty restriction and 400-dollar damages for dishonoring riot police commander
On 22 June Vadzim Yermalovich, 36, was sentenced to 1.5 years of liberty restriction in an open-type penitentiary under Article 369 of the Criminal Code for insulting the commander of the Minsk riot police Dzmitry Balaba.
22.06.2021 Prosecutor asks for 15 years in jail and a fine for ex-candidate for presidency Viktar Babaryka
On June 22, the prosecutor asked for 15 years of imprisonment in a reinforced regime penitentiary for a candidate for the presidency and ex-banker Viktar Babaryka.
21.06.2021 Musician convicted in Homieĺ over a comment about local official
Uladzislau Navazhylau, vocalist of Gods Tower band, made his final statement at Homieĺ Central District Court on June 21.
21.06.2021 UN Senior Human Rights Advisor's work suspended in Belarus
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Belarus, reported today to Deutsche Welle that the work of the Senior Human Rights Advisor's office has been suspended by the Belarusian government.