News on the topic: defamation

Human rights organizations call to release 7 persons convicted in defamation trials

31.07.2021 Human rights organizations call to release 7 persons convicted in defamation trials

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights organizations call to release six persons convicted of defamation offenses

27.07.2021 Human rights organizations call to release six persons convicted of defamation offenses

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Seven new political prisoners in Belarus

13.07.2021 Seven new political prisoners in Belarus

Joint statement of representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights defenders call to release five more political prisoners

18.06.2021 Human rights defenders call to release five more political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

HRDs insist on retrial and release of political prisoner Siarhei Monich

16.06.2021 HRDs insist on retrial and release of political prisoner Siarhei Monich

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

Palina Sharenda-Panasiuk is political prisoner

09.06.2021 Palina Sharenda-Panasiuk is political prisoner

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community on the sentencing of Palina Sharenda-Panasiuk

Political prisoner Dzmitry Lukashevich sentenced to 3 years in prison for burning effigies of officials near Mahilioŭ

07.06.2021 Political prisoner Dzmitry Lukashevich sentenced to 3 years in prison for burning effigies of officials near Mahilioŭ

The Mahilioŭ District Court sentenced 46-year-old political prisoner Dzmitry Lukashevich to three years in a general-security penal colony, finding him guilty of two crimes: Part 2 of Art. 339 (malicious hooliganism) and Part 2 of Art. 368 (insulting the president). The man was convicted of making and burning several effigies referring to government officials, including Aliaksandr Lukashenka.

Human rights defenders call to release five more persons imprisoned on defamation charges

01.06.2021 Human rights defenders call to release five more persons imprisoned on defamation charges

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

HRDs demand release and retrial for political prisoner Iryna Palianina

27.05.2021 HRDs demand release and retrial for political prisoner Iryna Palianina

Joint statement by Belarusian human rights organizations

12 more names on list of political prisoners

27.05.2021 12 more names on list of political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights organizations name five new political prisoners

14.05.2021 Human rights organizations name five new political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights organizations name three new political prisoners

04.05.2021 Human rights organizations name three new political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Five more convicts in defamation trials called political prisoners

08.04.2021 Five more convicts in defamation trials called political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

Opposition politician Uladzimir Niapomniashchykh sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

07.04.2021 Opposition politician Uladzimir Niapomniashchykh sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

The Saviecki District Court of Homieĺ has sentenced Uladzimir Niapomniashchykh, a veteran opposition politician and political prisoner, to two years and six months in a general-security penal colony. Judge Aliaksandr Mokharau found him guilty of publicly insulting a prosecutor (Article 369 of the Criminal Code).

Three new political prisoners in Belarus

25.03.2021 Three new political prisoners in Belarus

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community

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