News on the topic: Mikhail Zhamchuzhny

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13.09.2019 Picks of the week

Interior Ministry will not appeal ruling in police brutality case; political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny scores 500 days of prison penalties; Viasna puts online a video about house arrest conditions of union leader Henadz Fiadynich

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09.08.2019 Picks of the week

Observers welcome minor improvements ahead of parliamentary elections; political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny reports fragile health in prison; death row prisoner Viktar Paulau sees family for first time since trial

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07.06.2019 Picks of the week

New fines for Brest environmental activists; Mikhail Zhamchuzhny's petitions are not considered; Performance against dominance of Russian language results in arrest; Minsk hosts an international conference on combating extremism; LGBTQ initiative faces charges for illegal use of the homophobic newspaper logo

Human rights situation in Belarus. May 2019

05.06.2019 Human rights situation in Belarus. May 2019

The latest overview of the situation with human rights in Belarus.

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01.03.2019 Picks of the week

Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava; Picket for political prisoners results in detentions; Belarus' delegation visited the World Congress against Death Penalty; Mikhail Zhamchuzhny placed in security housing unit for three months

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27.01.2019 Picks of the week

Another cycle of segregation for political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny; Brest initiative group for holding referendum on car battery factory construction ban refused registration; Pressure on independent journalists; Arrests for graffiti against police violence

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11.01.2019 Picks of the week

Civil Society Champions Award 2018 won by human rights coalition; The first death sentence this year in Belarus; Mahilioŭ human rights activist threatened with expulsion from public monitoring commission; UNHRC considered complaints of 39 Belarusians in 2018; Preliminary dates of elections in Belarus announced

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16.11.2018 Picks of the week

Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny spends 270 days in lockup; police officers make human chain handcuffing arrested people to one another; UCP press-secretary faces deportation

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31.08.2018 Picks of the week

Courts convict activists over support for REP leaders; new suspect named in BelTA case; blogger in Brest live streams own arrest; political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny faces new penalties in prison

Human rights activists urge President to pardon political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny

17.07.2018 Human rights activists urge President to pardon political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny

A number of Belarusian human rights organizations have signed a petition to President Lukashenka, asking him to pardon political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny and release him from prison.

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13.07.2018 Picks of the week

Prison authorities still block mail from political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny; Russian police arrest Belarusian anarchist on dubious grounds; 181 professions are banned for women in Belarus

Complete isolation: Mikhail Zhamchuzhny under unprecedented mail restrictions

17.05.2018 Complete isolation: Mikhail Zhamchuzhny under unprecedented mail restrictions

For over a month, political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny has been unable to receive or send letters, according to a reliable source.

Authorities block access to political prisoners

14.03.2018 Authorities block access to political prisoners

The administration of penal colony No. 9 in Horki, Mahilioŭ region, has not allowed representatives of the regional Public Monitoring Commission to meet with political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, who is currently held in the facility, mspring.online said.

Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny beaten in prison, his life still at risk

07.02.2018 Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny beaten in prison, his life still at risk

Political prisoner Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, currently held in penal colony No. 9 in Horki, has been reportedly beaten by his cellmate. This news raises serious concerns and fears for the prisoner’s life.

Restricting civil society participation in OSCE a tremendous setback for Helsinki process, says CSP

13.12.2017 Restricting civil society participation in OSCE a tremendous setback for Helsinki process, says CSP

“Restricting civil society participation in the work of the OSCE would be a tremendous setback for the Helsinki process and a betrayal of the spirit and founding values of this unique peace advancement initiative,” says an appeal by the Civic Solidarity Platform, a network of more than 90 human rights NGOs from throughout the OSCE region.

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