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EP Delegation for relations with Belarus condems sham trials of dissidents

24.01.2023 EP Delegation for relations with Belarus condems sham trials of dissidents

The delegation released a statement on the politically motivated trials of democratic forces and civil society figures in Belarus.

EU urges Minsk release all political prisoners including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ales Bialatski

20.01.2023 EU urges Minsk release all political prisoners including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ales Bialatski

The European Union remains gravely concerned with the dire and deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus under the Lukashenka regime.

MEPs: Maryia Kalesnikava must be granted immediate and unimpeded access to medical care

02.12.2022 MEPs: Maryia Kalesnikava must be granted immediate and unimpeded access to medical care

European Parliament's Delegation for relations with Belarus calls to release all political prisoners in a Joint statement.

Belarusian human rights defenders met with the Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs

07.09.2022 Belarusian human rights defenders met with the Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs

They informed the Finnish politician about the current human rights situation in Belarus.

EU Statement on political repression and the death penalty in Belarus

13.05.2022 EU Statement on political repression and the death penalty in Belarus

On May 12, the OSCE Permanent Council issued a statement on political repression and the death penalty in Belarus

EU statement condemns Belarus referendum

28.02.2022 EU statement condemns Belarus referendum

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell on the constitutional referendum

German MPs adopt political prisoners Andrei Voinich, Yauhen Afnahel and Iryna Kastsiuchenka

20.12.2021 German MPs adopt political prisoners Andrei Voinich, Yauhen Afnahel and Iryna Kastsiuchenka

As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Robin Mesarosch, Verena Hubertz and Deborah Düring took on godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus.

German and Swiss MPs adopt political prisoners Ivan Patsiaichuk, Aliaksandr Vasilevich and Valiantsin Tseranevich

20.12.2021 German and Swiss MPs adopt political prisoners Ivan Patsiaichuk, Aliaksandr Vasilevich and Valiantsin Tseranevich

As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou, Nina Stahr, Oliver Kaczmarek and Laurence Fehlmann Rielle adopted 3 new political prisoners in Belarus.

German MPs adopt political prisoners Anzhela Asad, Hanna Ablab and Anton Shnip

16.12.2021 German MPs adopt political prisoners Anzhela Asad, Hanna Ablab and Anton Shnip

German MPs Claudia Raffelhüsche, Beate Müller-Gemmeke, and Julian Pahlke adopted three new political prisoners in Belarus.

“Viasna” wins Pro Dignitate Humana Award of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Poland

13.12.2021 “Viasna” wins Pro Dignitate Humana Award of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Poland

On December 10, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau congratulated “Viasna” human rights defenders on receiving the award.

Western companies continue to advertise heavily on Lukashenko’s TV stations

06.12.2021 Western companies continue to advertise heavily on Lukashenko’s TV stations

The non-governmental organizations Libereco and Professional Union of Belarusians in Britain (PUBB) have published a new monitoring report of advertising on Lukashenko’s TV channels.

Artsiom Bayarski’s godparent raises political prisoner’s case in Irish Parliament

04.11.2021 Artsiom Bayarski’s godparent raises political prisoner’s case in Irish Parliament

Cathal Berry, Irish MP and godparent of political prisoner Artsiom Bayarski as part of Libereco's #WeStandBYyou campaign, raised his case in the Irish parliament on November 3.

EU urges Belarus to move towards death penalty abolition

10.10.2021 EU urges Belarus to move towards death penalty abolition

Video address by Dirk Schuebel, head of the EU Delegation to Belarus, on the occasion of the European and World Day against the Death Penalty

Libereco calls for 'tougher measures' against Lukashenko regime

19.07.2021 Libereco calls for 'tougher measures' against Lukashenko regime

The German-Swiss human rights organisation Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights calls on Europe’s governments to take tougher measures against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.

Statement by High Representative of European Commission on crackdown against civil society in Belarus

15.07.2021 Statement by High Representative of European Commission on crackdown against civil society in Belarus

High Representative/Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell made a statement on the situation in Belarus today.

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