News on the topic: EU-Belarus
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
30.06.2021 Ihar Bukas, Dzianis Ivashyn and Dzianis Urad adopted by European MPs
As part of Libereco’s #WeStandBYyou solidarity campaign, Erin McGreehan, Seán Haughey and Jens Geier take over godparenthoods for political prisoners in Belarus.
17.06.2021 EU deplores likely execution of Viktar Paulau
Statement by the Spokesperson on a likely execution
26.03.2021 EU condemns attack on Polish minority leaders in Belarus
Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell on targeting the Union of Poles in Belarus
22.02.2021 Viasna targeted in fake email attack
Last Friday, February 19, eighty-five electronic mailboxes belonging to EU MPs and ambassadors to Belarus received a letter allegedly authored by the Human Rights Center “Viasna”.
05.02.2021 EU continues to stand firmly with the people of Belarus
Joint Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Neighbourhood and Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi on the 7 February Day of Solidarity with Belarus
22.10.2020 2020 Sakharov Prize awarded to democratic opposition in Belarus
The democratic opposition in Belarus has been awarded the 2020 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.