News on the topic: defamation

23 more prisoners declared political in Belarus

21.11.2022 23 more prisoners declared political in Belarus

Joint statement of the Belarusian human rights community

Near hundred people convicted in the protest-related criminal trials in May

02.06.2022 Near hundred people convicted in the protest-related criminal trials in May

None of the defendants were found not guilty or punished only with a fine

Eighty-nine Belarusians convicted on political grounds in April

13.05.2022 Eighty-nine Belarusians convicted on political grounds in April

Human Rights Center Viasna observed a continuing trend toward criminal prosecution of citizens for political reasons during the month

Nearly hundred people convicted in protest-related criminal trials in March

13.04.2022 Nearly hundred people convicted in protest-related criminal trials in March

Human Rights Center Viasna observed a continuing trend toward criminal prosecution of citizens for political reasons during the month

In February, at least 50 people convicted in protest-related criminal trials

09.03.2022 In February, at least 50 people convicted in protest-related criminal trials

Viasna recorded a continuing trend of criminal prosecution of citizens for political reasons

Two years of home confinement for insulting a traffic police officer

05.01.2022 Two years of home confinement for insulting a traffic police officer

In Vorša, on January 4, a verdict was passed on Siarhei Parfianenkau, who was accused of insulting a police officer under Art. 369 of the Criminal Code.

8 names added to the list of political prisoners

03.12.2021 8 names added to the list of political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Political prisoner sentenced to 18 months in prison for six comments in Telegram chats

23.11.2021 Political prisoner sentenced to 18 months in prison for six comments in Telegram chats

The trial lasted almost two months. Markavets has been in custody for six months.

10 more persons in defamation cases listed as political prisoners

23.11.2021 10 more persons in defamation cases listed as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

7 new names on list of political prisoners

16.11.2021 7 new names on list of political prisoners

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

18 names added to list of political prisoners

11.11.2021 18 names added to list of political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

9 more persons in defamation cases classified as political prisoners

04.11.2021 9 more persons in defamation cases classified as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

6 more convicted in defamation trials

25.10.2021 6 more convicted in defamation trials

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights defenders call to release 8 convicts in defamation trials

16.10.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 8 convicts in defamation trials

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community

Human rights defenders call to release 73 people detained in Zeltser case

07.10.2021 Human rights defenders call to release 73 people detained in Zeltser case

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus

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