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Human rights defenders alarmed by unprecedented attack on critical bloggers

21.03.2019 Human rights defenders alarmed by unprecedented attack on critical bloggers

The Human Rights Center “Viasna” is concerned about the situation of blogger Andrei Pavuk, who was arrested on March 20.

Former prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka arrested in criminal case

20.03.2019 Former prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka arrested in criminal case

Former political prisoner and Amnesty International’s prisoner of conscience Dzmitry Paliyenka has been arrested in Minsk this morning on suspicion of committing a crime under Article 339, Part 3 of the Criminal Code (“especially malicious hooliganism”).

Picks of the Week

15.03.2019 Picks of the Week

Viciebsk journalist fined for award-winning report; Vlogger threatened with criminal prosecution for video about anti-parasite commissions; Brest activist fined for presence at mass Jewish burial site; UN working group informed about occupational therapy rehabilitation centers in Belarus

Picks of the Week

08.03.2019 Picks of the Week

TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava convicted and fined $3,825; Police hunts participants of solidarity action with political prisoners; Brest journalists-freelancers fined $1,500; Absurd posters, clear purpose. Monstration picket held in Minsk; Brest blogger's flat searched

TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava convicted and fined $3,825

04.03.2019 TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava convicted and fined $3,825

The Zavadski District Court of Minsk announced the verdict to TUT.BY chief editor Maryna Zolatava accused of omission of an executive.

Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava

25.02.2019 Public prosecutor demands a fine of 1000 base values for Maryna Zolatava

Oral arguments took place today in the trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor.

Maryna Zolatava gives testimony in court

19.02.2019 Maryna Zolatava gives testimony in court

The Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of TUT.BY chief editor accused of omission of an executive. On February 19, the court questioned Maryna Zolatava as a defendant.

TUT.BY chief editor's trial: Day 5

18.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial: Day 5

On February 18, the court continued to usher the written case materials.

TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 4

15.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 4

In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor accused of omission of an executive.

TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 3

14.02.2019 TUT.BY chief editor's trial. Day 3

In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk continues the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, who is accused of omission of an executive.

TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 2

13.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 2

In the Zavadski District Court of Minsk proceeds the criminal trial of Maryna Zolatava, TUT.BY chief editor, accused of omission of an executive.

TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 1

12.02.2019 TUT.by chief editor's trial: Day 1

A short account of the first court session of TUT.by chief editor Maryna Zolatava.

Degrading treatment of Anastasija Huseva reported to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

08.02.2019 Degrading treatment of Anastasija Huseva reported to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

The Human Rights Center Viasna addressed the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture with a request to investigate the acts of degrading treatment in a recent notorious case of anti-police graffiti.

TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon

31.01.2019 TUT.by chief editor to stand trial soon

The trial of Maryna Zolatava, editor-in-chief of the popular news portal TUT.BY, will start on February, 12 in Minsk.

Investigators drop charges against more journalists in “BelTA case”

27.11.2018 Investigators drop charges against more journalists in “BelTA case”

On November 26, the Investigative Committee stopped criminal proceedings against tut.by editor Uliyana Babayed and BelaPAN political analyst Tatsiana Karaviankova, after they covered financial losses to the government-owned BelTA news agency.

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